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Target, Natrol Falsely Tout Biotin Supplements, Suits Say

April 5, 2017, 9:45 PM

Target Corp. and Natrol LLC misrepresent the health benefits of biotin dietary supplements, two separate proposed class suits said ( Greenberg v. Target Corp., N.D. Cal., No. 17-1862, complaint filed 4/4/17; Stakutis v. Natrol, LLC, N.D. Cal., No. 17-1865, complaint filed 4/4/17).

Target and Natrol, a unit of the Indian drugmaker Aurobindo Pharma Ltd., tout various biotin products as beneficial for hair, nails and skin, according to the suits. Both were filed April 4 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

But in reality, the products do nothing for the vast majority of users,...

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