Customers File Lawsuits Against Stanley Tumblers Over Undisclosed Lead Content

Seattle, Washington – The parent company responsible for the viral Stanley cup tumblers is facing a series of lawsuits over allegations that the brand failed to disclose the presence of lead in their products. The proposed class action lawsuits, filed in the U.S. District Court in Washington state, come after Stanley recently acknowledged that the vacuum insulation in their products contains “some lead.” Stanley issued a statement assuring consumers that no lead is present on the surface or in the contents of their products.

Concerns about the presence of lead in the Stanley cups arose when consumers conducted at-home lead tests on their tumblers and shared the results on social media. However, there is no credible evidence to suggest that the cups contain lead in the inner portion that comes into contact with drinks, and there have been no reported health issues associated with the products.

Despite this, two women, one from California and one from Nevada, have filed separate lawsuits against Stanley. They claim that the company’s failure to warn customers about the potential presence of lead violated their right to make an informed decision before purchasing the cups.

Stanley has responded to the claims, stating that they will vigorously defend themselves against what they consider to be meritless lawsuits. The company emphasizes that their products meet all regulatory requirements and undergo testing by FDA accredited third-party labs to ensure compliance.

The Nevada litigant accuses Stanley of deliberately deceiving customers and concealing the lead issue to protect sales. Meanwhile, the California plaintiff alleges that the company failed to disclose the known dangers and risks associated with ingesting lead, which she argues is hazardous even in trace amounts.

The lawsuits seek monetary compensation, a corrective advertising campaign, a product recall, and a prohibition on selling the cups until lead levels are eliminated or fully disclosed. The plaintiffs have suggested that they would reconsider purchasing Stanley products in the future if the company guarantees the resolution of the lead issue.

While it has been confirmed that there is a small amount of sealed lead in the bottom cap of the cups, it is enclosed in stainless steel and does not come into contact with the liquid inside. Videos posted online have demonstrated lead tests on the bottom cap, rather than the inside of the cup itself.

In conclusion, Stanley is now facing legal action from customers who believe they were not adequately informed about the presence of lead in the cup tumblers. The company denies any wrongdoing and maintains that their products meet regulatory requirements. As the lawsuits progress, the outcome will determine the future of the popular viral Stanley cup tumblers.