ASRC Press Releases

NAD Recommends Philips Oral Healthcare Discontinue Two Commercials Challenged by P&G

NAD has recommended that Philips Oral Healthcare, LLC, discontinue two broadcast commercials for the company’s Sonicare brand electric toothbrushes, following a challenge from the Procter & Gamble Company, maker of Oral-B electric toothbrushes.

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NAD Recommends Vestagen Discontinue Claims that Company’s ‘VESTEX’ Hospital Scrubs Protect Patients, Medical Personnel from Dangerous Contaminants; Finds Company can Support Certain Medical Device Claims

NAD has recommended that Vestagen Protective Technologies, Inc., discontinue certain advertising claims for the company’s Vestex fabric, including claims that garments made with Vestex fabric protect healthcare workers and their patients from pathogens, dangerous contaminants and healthcare-associated infections.

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NAD Recommends Prevention Pharmaceuticals Discontinue Certain Claims for Company’s ‘Omax3 Ultra Pure’ Supplements; Finds Company Can Support Certain Qualified Claims

NAD has determined that Prevention Pharmaceuticals, Inc., can support certain qualified claims for the company’s Omax3 Ultra Pure Dietary Supplements. NAD has also recommended the company discontinue a wide range of claims, including market superiority purity, potency and compositional claims.

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CARU Determines Depesche Sites Collected PII from Children Under 13; Company Disables Features in Response to Inquiry

The European operator of two fashion and style websites has disabled access to features that allowed the collection of personally identifiable information (PII) from children in the U.S., following a CARU inquiry.

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NAD Reviews Claims for Bevel Single-Blade Razors; Finds Advertiser Can Support Certain Modified Claims, but Recommends It Discontinue ‘Proven’ Claim

NAD has recommended that Walker & Company Brands, maker of the Bevel Shaving System, modify or discontinue certain advertising claims for the company’s single-blade razors. NAD determined, however, that the company could support certain modified claims, including the claim that its product, with regular use, may “help” improve pseudofolliculitis barbae (PFB), an uncomfortable, and potentially serious side-effect of shaving often experienced by people of color.

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CARU Reviews ‘Collect It’ Feature in Boy’s Life Magazine; Determines Recommendation to Collect ‘Captain America’ Toys is Editorial, Not Advertising

CARU has determined “Boy’s Life” Magazine did not blur the line between editorial and advertising content when it featured “Captain America: Civil War” action figures, made by Hasbro, in its “Collect It” section.

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