New York, NY: A consumer fraud class action lawsuit involving certain Hydroxycut branded products sold through May 1, 2009 has been settled. Consumers who purchased Hydroxycut products between May 9, 2006 and May 1, 2009, may be entitled to choose either a cash refund or free products by submitting a claim.
The settlement will resolve the class action lawsuit, entitled In Re: Hydroxycut Marketing and Sales Practices Litigation, which alleges defendants Kerr Investment Holding Corp. and Iovate Health Sciences misrepresented that certain Hydroxycut weight loss products were clinically proven to be safe and effective for weight loss. Defendants deny the allegations but have agreed to a $25.3 million class action lawsuit settlement to resolve the litigation.
The Settlement includes the following products:
Hydroxycut Regular Rapid Release Caplets
Hydroxycut Hardcore Liquid Caplets
Hydroxycut Regular Drink Packets
Hydroxycut Hardcore Drink Packets (Ignition Stix)
Hydroxycut Liquid Shots
Hydroxycut Max Aqua Shed
Hydroxycut Carb Control
Hydroxycut Caffeine-Free Rapid Release Caplets
Hydroxycut Max Liquid Caplets
Hydroxycut Caffeine-Free Drink Packets
Hydroxycut Max Drink Packets
Hydroxycut Hardcore RTDs (Ready-to-Drink)
To receive a cash award or product bundle, eligible class members must submit a valid Claim Form on online or postmarked by May 23, 2013.
Claim Forms and more information about the Hydroxycut Settlement can be found at DietSupplementSettlement.com.