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Marketers of Unproven Bed Bug Products Settle With FTC

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The Federal Trade Commission reached settlement with two companies making deceptive claims about their cedar oil-based bed bug products.

| July 18, 2013

In a significant enforcement action, the Federal Trade Commission reached settlement with two companies making deceptive claims about their cedar oil-based bed bug products. The settlement orders impose almost $5 million in fines.

Click here to read an Associated Press story about the settlement agreement and here to read FTC's press release. 



 

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