Special Report

43 Most Outrageous Product Claims of All Time

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23. Chemence glue products

Chemence overstated how many of the chemicals in its glue products were made in the United States. The Georgia-based company agreed to pay a $220,000 judgment to resolve the lawsuit brought by the FTC.

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22. iSpring Water Systems

iSpring Water Systems claimed its water filtration systems were made in America, but many were either largely or entirely manufactured overseas.

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21. Chemical Free Solutions bed bug eradication product

A line of cedar oil-based products from Chemical Free Solutions LLC claimed to prevent bed bug infestations — a statement unsupported by science.

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20. Nectar Brand mattresses

Nectar Brand marketed its mattresses as made in the United States, when they were made in China.

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19. Benjamin Moore & Co. paint

Benjamin Moore & Co. said its products contained no volatile organic compounds and that they were emission-free, though it could not support those claims.