Citronella Candles, Pest Foggers – Pest Control Settlement

Class Eligibility

You may be a Class Member if you are a resident of the United States , its territories, or at any U.S. military facility or exchange, who purchased one of several citronella candles or pest foggers for personal use between May 4, 2015 and June 7, 2021.
The following products offered by United Industries Corp. are covered in the settlement:
Cutter citronella candles,
Repel citronella candles,
Black Flag total release foggers,
Do It Best total release foggers,
Eliminator total release foggers,
Green Thumb total release foggers,
Hot Shot total release foggers,
No Pest total release foggers,
Real-Kill total release foggers,
Rid-A-Bug total release foggers,
Spectracide total release foggers, and
TAT total release foggers.

Estimated Amount

$14 (without proof), or up to $42 (with proof of purchase)
Please visit the Settlement website’s FAQs, Items #6-7, for details on the various Settlement Benefits and how you may avail of them as a Class Member.

Proof of Purchase


Claim Form

File your Claim online here, or download the English pdf version of the Claim Form here, or download the Spanish pdf version of the Claim Form here.

Case Name

Christine Mendoza, et al. v. United Industries Corp.
Phelps County Circuit Court
of Missouri
Case No.: 21PH-CV00670

Case Summary

The Plaintiffs claim that the Defendant (United Industries Corporation) used deceptive marketing in claiming the efficacy of their citronella candles sold under the Cutter and Repel brands (“Covered Candles”), as well as their total release foggers sold under the Black Flag, Do It Best, Eliminator, Green Thumb, Hot Shot, No Pest, Real-Kill, Rid-A-Bug, Spectracide, and TAT brands (“Covered Foggers”). These two sets together comprise the “Covered Products” of the suit. The Defendant denies all such allegations.

Settlement Pool


Claims Deadline



Pest Control Settlement
P.O. Box 232
460 Lincolnway
Valparaiso, IN 46384
Call: 877-395-8158


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