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Cosmetic Class Action Law Suit – Distribution Starts Today

If you are involved in this cosmetic class action law suit, the distribution for the products start today.  You can check to see if you are a member of the class by going to the website Cosmetics Settlement, you will see a list of all the retailers involved as well as all the manufacturers who will be giving away $175 million worth of products, starting today while supplies last.  When you go to the specific store that your paperwork specifies, there will be a special table set up for this distribution.  You are only entitled to one product that is determined by the manufacturer based on your class.  Once all the products are given away, they will end this process and there will be no rain checks.  You can also call their hotline 877-604-5776 for more information.

Go to jump page for information on manufacturers involved.

As part of a class action settlement, $175 million worth of

free cosmetics products will be distributed to members of the class (see below

to determine whether you are a member of the class) for a maximum of seven

days, while supplies last, on a first come, first served basis, beginning

on January 20, 2009. No rainchecks will be issued. The products will be

distributed at stores owned by the Retailer Defendants (see list immediately


The stores owned by the Retailer Defendants that will be

participating in the settlement product distribution are the following:

  •     Bergdorf Goodman

  •     Bergner’s

  •     Bloomingdale’s

  •     Boston Store

  •     Carson Pirie Scott

  •     Dillard’s

  •     Gottschalks

  •     Herberger’s

  •     Macy’s

  •     Neiman Marcus

  •     Nordstrom

  •     Parisian

  •     Saks Fifth Avenue

  •     Younkers

A class member will be eligible to receive, while supplies

last, a maximum of ONE free cosmetics product from one of the Manufacturer

Defendants from which he or she purchased Department Store Cosmetics1

during the class period, May 29, 1994 through July 16, 2003, from the list of

products below. If a class member has only purchased products, during the class

period, from one of the Manufacturer Defendants listed below, then that class

member is only entitled to receive a free product from that Manufacturer

Defendant. If a class member has purchased products, during the class period,

from multiple Manufacturer Defendants, then that class member must choose the

ONE free product he or she wishes to claim from one of those Manufacturer

Defendants. Again, these products are only available while supplies last, and no

rainchecks will be issued. If your store has run out of settlement

products from the Manufacturer Defendant(s) from which you have previously

purchased Department Store Cosmetics during the class period, then you may

claim a product (again, while supplies last) from another Manufacturer


The following is a list of the Manufacturer Defendants and

their products that will be distributed, while supplies last, through the

stores listed above:

  •     Boucheron (USA) Ltd.:


    Eau de Toilette (1 ounce/30 ml)

  •     Chanel, Inc.:


    Mademoiselle body lotion (3.4 fluid oz)

  •     Christian Dior Perfumes, Inc.:


    Eau de Parfum (15 ml)

  •     Clarins U.S.A., Inc. (customers will have a

    choice of ONE of two products, while supplies last):


    Energizing Morning Cream (30 ml) OR


    Beauty Flash Bomb (30 ml)

  •     Conopco, Inc. (distributed by Coty, Inc. on

    behalf of Conopco, Inc.) (customers will have a choice of ONE of three

    products, while supplies last):


    Klein Euphoria Bath and Shower Crème (6.7 oz)



    Wang Princess Body Polish (5 oz)



    Sarah Jessica Parker Shower Gel (6.7 oz)

  •     The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (customers will have a

    choice of ONE of two products, while supplies last):


    Lauder Advanced Night Repair (15 ml/0.5 oz)



    Moisture Surge (30 ml/1 oz)

  •     Guerlain, Inc.:


    Insolence Eau de Toilette (15 ml)

  •     L’Oréal USA, Inc. (formerly known as Cosmair,

    Inc.) (customers will have a choice of ONE of eight products, while supplies



    UV Expert 20



    Lancôme Cils Design Pro Mascara



    Lancôme Fatale Mascara



    Lancôme Courbe Virtuose Mascara



    Lancôme Primordial Skin Defense



    Lauren Romance Shower Gel (6.7 oz.)



    Giorgio Armani ACM Shower Gel (6.7 oz)



    Lancôme Hypnôse Shower Gel

  •     Parfums Givenchy, Inc.:


    Irresistible Givenchy Eau de Toilette (15 ml)



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