Bloomberg Law
March 8, 2023, 4:16 PM

Coty, Noxell Prevail in CoverGirl Cosmetics PFAS Lawsuit

Julie Steinberg
Julie Steinberg

A woman who sued Coty Inc. and its Noxell Corp. unit over PFAS in CoverGirl TruBlend Pressed Powder failed to show she suffered concrete financial harm, a federal judge said in dismissing the proposed class suit.

The suit is part of a growing wave of litigation over consumer products that allegedly expose people to PFAS—per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, part of a group of “forever chemicals” known to harm humans and the environment.

Yeraldinne Solis alleged the companies misleadingly marketed the powder. The package allegedly said the powder was dermatologically tested and suitable for sensitive skin. Various website statements and a ...

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