Friday, May 7, 2010

A Rash of Rumors

http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE6444RW20100505

Reuters
5 May 2010

U.S. safety agency looking into P&G's new Pampers

(Reuters) - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has launched an investigation into Pampers diapers with Dry Max after some parents complained that the new Procter & Gamble Co diapers appear to be the cause of rashes and chemical burns on their children. [...]

http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE6457AH20100507?type=domesticNews

Reuters
6 May 2010

P&G dismisses Dry Max Pampers rash rumors

(Reuters) - Procter & Gamble Co called reports that its new Pampers with Dry Max cause rashes and other skin irritations "completely false" as it aimed to contain a public relations threat to its biggest diaper innovation in 25 years. [...]

http://www.businessweek.com/news/2010-05-14/procter-gamble-in-bind-over-moms-web-attack-on-pampers-brand.html
Business Week
14 May 2010
Procter & Gamble in Bind Over Moms’ Web Attack on Pampers Brand
By Burt Helm

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5iTfUjoTs-1jLjIBNJjaX5JY52XMgD9HVU5LO0
Associated Press
2 September 2010
Feds: No Link Between Dry Max Diapers and Rashes

http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml10/10331.html

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
September 2, 2010
Release #10-331

No Specific Cause Found Yet Linking Dry Max Diapers to Diaper Rash

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Health Canada (HC) have reviewed consumer incident reports and other information involving Pampers Dry Max diapers. To date, the review has not identified any specific cause linking Dry Max diapers to diaper rash. [...]