Oreck Halo Class Action

October 11, 2013

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At A Glance

This Alert Affects
Consumers who purchased an Oreck Halo vacuum or ProShield Plus air cleaner.
Damages
Due to allegedly deceptive claims, consumers who bought an Oreck Halo vacuum or ProShield Plus Air Cleaner may be able to participate in a Oreck class action lawsuit seeking compensation for the cost of these products.
Company(ies)
Oreck Corporation
Additional Details
The Oreck Halo vacuum and ProShield Plus air cleaner were advertised as having the capability to reduce the risk of the flu and other illness and to kill common germs and allergens found on floors in users' homes. The Oreck Halo vacuum retailed for $599.95, while the ProShield Plus was sold for $399.95.
Date
On April 7, 2011, the FTC announced that it would require the company to pay a $750,000 fine as a result of allegedly false and unproven claims that these products would reduce the risk of the flu and other illnesses, as well as eliminate germs and allergens.