Sylvania Headlight False Advertising Class Action Settlement

Class Eligibility

Purchasers of Sylvania covered products from Sept. 22, 2005 to July 11, 2014. Products included are

  • SilverStar ULTRA, SilverStar, XtraVision or Cool Blue replacement headlight capsules;
  • SilverStar, XtraVision or Cool Blue sealed beam headlights; and
  • SilverStar fog or auxiliary lights.

Estimated Amount

$10 minimum per valid claim

Note this is just an estimate and the amount may be more or less depending on the number of valid claims.

Proof of Purchase

Not Required (If you received a notification in the mail you don’t need to submit a claim. You will automatically receive a check).

Case Name

Imran Chaudhri v. Osram Sylvania Inc.,,
Case No. 2:11-cv-05504
District Court for the District of New Jersey

Case Summary

The plaintiffs alleged that the manufacturers of Sylvania headlights overstated the brightness, road visibility and life expectancy of some of its premium headlights. Sylvania reportedly sold as many as 60 million replacement headlights during the Class Period The defendants deny the allegations and stand by their advertising. The defendants however, have agreed to settle out of court to avoid the expense and uncertainty associated with a long litigation process.

Settlement Pool





Sylvania Class Action Settlement Administrator

P.O. Box 1939

Faribault, MN 55021-7194

Seattle, WA 98124-5123