KT Tape pays $1.75 million for false advertising

A preliminary settlement agreement was reached in a class action alleging that an athletic tape manufacturer included false claims on its KT Tape packaging and advertising. …

… the company deceived consumers with claims that the “kinesiology tape” would treat specific injuries, including carpal tunnel, runner’s knee, tennis elbow, plantar fasciitis, calf strain and shoulder pain. …

… in addition to the $1.75 million, KT has also agreed to modify the ways it advertises kinesiology tape, including claims that the tape “will keep you pain free,” “provides 24-hour pain relief per application,” and “for injury prevention.” …


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Rick Mc

Career gymnastics coach who loves the outdoors, and the internet.

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