Aitana Vargas et al v. Elanco Reference : 2:21-cv-02506-CBM-KS Complaint date : March 22, 2021 Status : Not judged Place of jurisdiction : United States, Los Angeles Plaintiffs types : Individuals Plaintiffs names : Aitana Vargas, Faye Hemsley, all others similarly situated (Pennsylvania and California) Defendants : Elanco Lawyers for Health and Environmental Justice : George V. Granade, Michael R. Reese, Spencer Sheehan, Steffan Keeton Case nature : Civil court Specificities : Class action Type(s), Product(s), Active substance(s) : Tetrachlorvinphos (TCVP), Imidacloprid, Flumethrin, Neonicotinoid, Insecticide Requests : An order enjoining Elanco from continuing to conduct business through the unlawful acts and practices at issue and to commence a corrective advertising campaign. An order for the disgorgement and restitution of all monies from the sale of the Products that were unjustly acquired through the violations of the unlawful prong of the UCL at issue. Name of the Court : United States District Court for the Central District of California, Western Division of Los Angeles, United States Jurisdiction level : Court Summary : Two pet owners whose dogs died or developed problems after using Seresto flea and tick collars filed a class-action lawsuit against Elanco Animal Health, alleging it misrepresented the safety of its product, on March 22, 2021. Since the collar was sold beginning in 2012, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has received more than 75,000 incident reports about pet and human harm linked to use of the collar. These incident reports include at least 1,698 pet deaths and 907 humans harmed. The lawsuit alleges that Elanco “misrepresented the Product through affirmative statements, half-truths, and omissions regarding the safety of the Product.” Because of that, the company was able to sell the product for more than what it would have otherwise. Scientific references : No scientifice reference for this case. Related links : Class action complaint Class-action lawsuit filed against producer of Seresto flea and tick collars Popular flea collar linked to almost 1,700 pet deaths. The EPA has issued no warning.