Earlier this month, we all tossed our EOS chapstick in the trash after a rather disturbing lawsuit was filed against the company by Rachael Cronin, who claimed the chapstick gave her blistering, painful lips.
“Ms. Cronin’s condition consisted for approximately 10 days. [She] shared the story of her experience with EOS and posted a picture of her face with boils and blisters on Facebook,” the lawsuit stated. “The post set off a frenzy of responses from other individuals who shared the identical experience with EOS. It became clear this was a massive national health problem.”
EOS fans, listen up, because we’ve got some updates on the case. After just two weeks, it’s been settled. EOS and the plaintiffs’ lawyer, Mark Gregaros, have come to an amicable resolution. Essentially, what will be happening is that EOS will be adding more information to their packaging to warn those who may potentially be allergic to their product. Said EOS in a statement:
Similarly, Gregaros also release a statement saying that he’s “very pleased” that they were able to come to a resolution:
There you go, folks. EOS users can keep on using their fave chapstick worry-free (as long as they’re not noticing any potential allergic reactions). We just wish all lawsuits could be settled so easily and swiftly!
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