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Thinx Underwear Settles Lawsuit Alleging Toxicity

  • NPR, Friday, January 20, 2023 7:01 PM
Thinx has settled a class-action lawsuit alleging that its products, which are marketed as a more sustainable approach to menstrual hygiene, contain potentially harmful chemicals. The complaint alleged that the underwear material contained short chain per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), which have been linked to adverse health effects. Plaintiffs accuse the company of fraud and other deceptive practices as a result.

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