FTC Review Of Colgate Optic White Claims Delays Class Action Complaint
A Colgate Optic White whitening claims class action complaint is stayed pending an FTC decision on the claims, a federal judge rules. The judge denied the Colgate's motion to dismiss on the grounds the state suit is pre-empted by FDA regulations.
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