Did you buy Roundup Concentrate from Lowes or Home Depot and it didn’t get the job done? Then you may be eligible for a potential award if you purchased product on or after October 13, 2012.
The Roundup Concentrate Class Action Lawsuit claims the products were advertised as having the ability to create more usable product then they actually were capable of making. Monsanto denies all acts of allegations, however, they have agreed to settle the class-action lawsuit in order to avoid the further risk and cost of ongoing litigation.
Class Action Lawsuit Information
Consumers who purchased Roundup Weed & Grass Killer Concentrate Plus or Weed & Grass Killer Super Concentrate may be entitled to a cash payment under the terms of a $21.5 million class action settlement.
Those who purchased products for personal or household use may be able to file a claim for 50 percent reimbursement of the weighted average retail price. Deadline to file a claim is March 6th 2018.
Note: This lawsuit is NOT related to the cancer causing lawsuit involving Monsanto and Roundup.
Consumers who bought products in California on or after Oct. 13, 2012 are considered eligible Class Members, while residents of other states who purchased the products on or after April 5, of the relevant year under their state’s statute of limitations may also be able to file a claim.
Roundup comes in a variety of concentrates. It can be used to refill empty containers or to make up larger batches in a tank sprayer. When properly mixed, Roundup kills everything from tender seedlings to mature woody vines. The lawsuit claims that for example, the concentrate bottle that should make up to 23 gallons of product, would not make 23 gallons of useful product.
Claim members will be able to make claims for refunds to approximately one-half (50%) of their weighted average retail price (after rounding) during the relevant Class Period. Claims are limited to 20 units per household. If claims exceed the amount left in the Common Fund after all other expenses are deducted, the amount refunded will be reduced.
Monsanto admits no liability in the class action lawsuits, but agreed to pay $21.5 million to resolve the litigation. Class Members can claim refunds for eight varieties of Roundup Concentrates listed in the settlement agreement equivalent to approximately one-half of their weighted average retail price during the relevant Class Period. Claims are limited to 20 units per household.
Class Members who file a valid claim will be able to receive 50 percent of the average retail price for each Roundup Concentrate item purchased during the Class Period. The amount may be reduced on a pro rata basis if claims exceed what’s left in the $21.5 million settlement fund after all litigation expenses have been paid.
Class Members can object to the settlement or exclude themselves from it by submitting a written request no later than March 6, 2018.
The RoundUp Concentrate products included in the settlement have packaging that includes the statement “Makes Up to __ Gallons on the neck or shoulder of the bottle and were sold at various retail stores across the country, including Home Depot, Lowes, Wal-Mart, Target, Ace Hardware, True Value, Orchard Supply, and Amazon.com.
Roundup Concentrate Claim Form
Remember: you will be submitting your claim under penalty of perjury. If you’re unsure if you qualify, please read the FAQ section of the Settlement Administrator’s website to ensure you meet all standards.
You can find more information and file a claim here: Roundup Concentrate Class Action.
Note: Only concentrate products are part of this settlement. Ready-to-Use products are not part of the settlement.