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American Apparel Lawsuit: Nail Polishes Were Exploding

American Apparel Sues Over Exploding Nail Polish

Explosive news came from American Apparel today. No, seriously: some of the made-in-the-USA brand's nail polishes were actually exploding on the shelves. American Apparel is suing Long Island-based Forsythe Cosmetic Group, who manufactured the nail polish, claiming that defective bottles exploded on store shelves before being pulled. The $5 million lawsuit also accuses Forsythe of scamming "tens of thousands of dollars" upon discovering that American Apparel had chosen a new supplier.


"We wish no ill will toward this fellow American manufacturer, but need to seek a fair and accountable solution to this incident," American Apparel spokesman Ryan Holiday told the New York Post. Forsythe, sounding oddly like Dave Eggers, called the allegations "a suspense-novel-worthy chain of melodramatic alleged events." Considering American Apparel's serious financial woes, we're guessing the company's lawyers are hungry for a court win.

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Burkina Burkina 5 years
AA is owned by a sexually abusive pervert so yeah, no bueno. Glad they're going bankrupt.
Annie-Tomlin Annie-Tomlin 5 years
Nope. Again, the bottles in question were ONLY available at launch, and were pulled almost immediately. So if you own AA polish, you're fine. It's made by a different manufacturer and you have nothing to worry about.
Annie-Tomlin Annie-Tomlin 5 years
Yeah, they switched suppliers. If you buy polish now (or have since, basically, launch) you don't have to worry about exploding bottles.
onlysourcherry onlysourcherry 5 years
It's kind of funny how he gets all patriotic "We wish no ill will toward this fellow American manufacturer." I get that they are made in the USA, but when I think American Apparel I think ill-fitting, overpriced, cheaply made clothes/ passed out lilo. Doesn't exactly evoke images of a bald eagle holding an American Flag.
Annie-Tomlin Annie-Tomlin 5 years
Yeah, the polishes that are in stores now are made by a different manufacturer. I like their colors a lot, but in general I have mixed feelings about AA. I like their "made in the USA" stance, but the way they treat women in their ads bothers me. So I wind up not shopping there.
Krissy90220 Krissy90220 5 years
How strange. AA has really good nail lacquers so I'm glad they fixed this issue.
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