A dismissed class action over flushable wipes is alive again after a federal appeals court ruled in a matter of first impression that the plaintiff had standing to pursue injunctive relief in federal court.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit found on Friday that Jennifer Davidson, a consumer of Scott Natural Flushable Moist Wipes, could sue in federal court to force Kimberly-Clark to stop stating that the wipes are flushable. The ruling, which reversed dismissal of the case, resolved a split on the issue in district courts in California, where many consumer statutes include injunctive relief.

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