Lawsuit Investigation: Does Paul Mitchell Tea Tree Moisturizer Cause Hair Loss?

Last Updated on June 8, 2023

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Case Update

June 1, 2023 – Lawsuit Voluntarily Dismissed
February 7, 2023 - Investigation Closed, Lawsuit Filed

At A Glance

This Alert Affects:
Anyone who experienced hair loss or scalp irritation after using Paul Mitchell’s Tea Tree Hair and Body Moisturizer.
What’s Going On?
Attorneys working with are investigating whether a preservative in the product, known as DMDM hydantoin, is causing users to suffer hair loss and other side effects. If so, they may be able to file a class action lawsuit on behalf of people who purchased the product.
What Is DMDM Hydantoin?
DMDM hydantoin is a preservative that is known to leach formaldehyde, a well-known human carcinogen, when it comes in contact with water.
How a Lawsuit Could Help
A class action lawsuit, if filed and successful, could force the manufacturer to recall or relabel the product, as well as provide customers a chance to get their money back.