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Merck Faces Consumer Suit Over Coppertone UV Claims

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

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A lawsuit filed in federal court in New Jersey alleges Merck has misrepresented the UV-protective benefits of its Coppertone sunscreen products, subjecting consumers to potential risks.

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