Class Eligibility

This settlement includes all individuals in the United States who purchased any products in the Earth Friendly line that had a label containing the words “All-Natural,” “100% Natural,” “Naturally-derived,” “Plant-based,” “Plant-derived,” or “Natural” between Jan. 23, 2011 and Nov. 5, 2015.

Estimated Amount


The amount may vary based on participation and proof of purchase status

Proof of Purchase


Case Name

Baharestan, et al. v. Venus Laboratories, Inc.
Case No. 0:15-cv-03578
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California

Case Summary

According to the lawsuit the defendants made advertising claims indicating that their products were all natural when in fact some contained methylisothiazolinone (MIT) which plaintiffs claim is a powerful allergen and skin irritant.

The defendants deny the allegations but agree to settle to avoid the expenses and uncertainty associated to a trial

Settlement Pool





Venus Earth Friendly Products Settlement
c/o Dahl Administration
PO Box 3614
Minneapolis, MN 55403-0614

41 responses to “Earth Friendly Products “Natural” Class Action Settlement”

  1. Diana Paz says:

    I purchased earth friendly goods

  2. Nova Rupertus says:

    I have purchased earth friendly goods

  3. Karen Day says:

    I have purchased earth friendly goods.

  4. Howard Williams Jr. says:

    I have purchased earth friendly goods

  5. Jodi Nehls says:

    I have purchased Earth Friendly Goods.

  6. shannon Williams says:

    I have purchased earth friendly goods

  7. Rhonda Brown says:

    I have purchased so many of these products.. what is really going on in this place??

  8. Raymona Keller says:

    Methylisothiazolinone is known to be a powerful synthetic biocide and cytotoxin which can cause allergic reactions and nerve damage. Calling their products “Earth Friendly” is ironic to say the least.

  9. Karl Eiginger says:

    Good thing I’m allergic to almost everything I come into contact with..

  10. Tonya Kiddy says:

    I have purchased many Earth Friendly Goods through out the years.

  11. JEFFREY says:

    my room mate in college was allergic to all kinds of chemicals in household cleaners – I thought this product line was a good alternative.

  12. Nicholas A says:

    I purchased a couple times mainly because they were suppose to be ALL NATURAL!

  13. Mikey Chung says:

    I have purchased many cleaning products and some detergent this past year because I thought it was all natural…nice to know it wasn’t

  14. Clyde says:

    I have purchased earth friendly goods

  15. Dell Cohen says:

    I purchased several Earth Friendly cleaning products because I am allergic because I thought these was all natural, I am quite disappointed to learn other wise.

  16. treniece says:

    thought they were natural

  17. Josh says:

    I have purchased earth friendly goods.

  18. Nancy Bailey says:

    I have purchased earth friendly items.

  19. michelle jaegers says:

    yes I’ve purchased the products. thought they were good for me

  20. Foxx says:

    I’m disappointed in discovering that it was a marketing scam

  21. Dougdog says:

    I bought deez producz. I done thought they was all natchurel. They lied and dey betta pay up!

  22. Nicki says:

    I have purchased many earth friendly products .

  23. kathy E says:

    i have purchased earth friendly products.

  24. Randy Paling says:

    I purchased earth friendly products a few times, untill I had a reaction.

  25. Teresa La Roche says:

    I have purchased earth friendly products now in the past.

  26. Lee stokes says:

    Yes,I always only purchased earth friendly products.

  27. Tammy P. says:

    I have purchased Earth Friendly Products, I thought they were Natural and better for my environment.

  28. Mckenzie Twitty says:

    I purchased this product because it was suppose to be earth friendly ?

  29. Elena B says:

    I have purchased earth friendly goods.

    ADMIN – Hi Elena,

    Good to hear. File a claim

  30. Nehaya Alsalman says:

    I have purchased earth friendly i t was not good for me

  31. Runell Packer says:

    I purchased mainly because they said it was ALL NATURAL!

  32. Kimberly smith says:

    I have purchase earth friend ly good

  33. Nancy Lowry says:

    The claim form ask for the name of the product and when it was purchased. I don’t have that info, so guess I am out. I am 74 and do good to remember last week.

    ADMIN – Hi Nancy,

    Yes the name of the product is required.

  34. shawn flores says:

    I bought some of these products

  35. marvin king says:

    I remember purchasing at least 2 Earth Friendly products, because I was impressed with their plant-based status. I am very disappointed to hear of the apparent misrepresentation of this product.

  36. Deb Robichaud says:

    I have lupus, and am constantly irritated by smells, cleaning products, etc.
    I have been using Earth Friendly cleaning products, and the dishwashing liquid for
    years it seems. I would be appalled to think a “Natural” products could have been
    part of my irritation and bad experiences.

  37. darla schau says:

    I have used this product for years and it’s NOT all natural book

  38. darla schau says:

    used for years and it’s NOT all natural boo

  39. Lynda Ferrin says:

    I’ve purchased many cleaning products from Earth Friendly. I literally had an allergic reaction to one of the products. Very disappointed and will never purchase again

  40. Lori Jeske says:

    The link about to fill out the form is not working.

    ADMIN – Hi Lori,

    I just tested it and it appears to be working.

  41. Jeanne Clemons says:

    Not at all pleased with the products

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