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Target Flushable Wipes Suit Proceeds;
Negligent Design, Warning Claims Nixed

Feb. 13, 2015, 9:31 PM

A suit alleging that Target’s Up & Up brand flushable wipes cause septic system problems will proceed sans negligent design and other claims, according to a ruling by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio (Meta v. Target Corp., 2015 BL 35600, N.D. Ohio, No. 4: 14 CV 0832).

Christopher Meta brought this putative class action against Target and Nice-Pak after he purchased about 18 packs of two varieties of Up & Up brand flushable wipes at an Ohio Target starting about July 2011, primarily to potty train his daughter, and later noticed problems with ...