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Olly Melatonin Sleep Aids Mislabeled, Consumers Say in New Suit

June 27, 2022, 4:45 PM

Olly Public Benefit Corp.'s melatonin sleep aids contain more melatonin than stated on the label, potentially putting users at risk, two Californians allege in a new proposed class suit in a federal court in the state.

Melatonin regulates the brain’s circadian rhythm and sleep cycle. Millions of consumers take over-the-counter melatonin supplements to help them sleep, plaintiffs Hope Murphy and Carol Lesh say in their complaint. Because melatonin alters brain chemistry, it is important that these supplements be accurately dosed and labelled, they say.

Olly, a Unilever PLC unit, makes and sells several varieties of Olly Melatonin—including Olly Sleep, Immunity ...