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Customer files lawsuit against Old Spice over defective products

Old Spice lawsuit

A new lawsuit claims hundreds of people may have received severe rashes or chemicals burns after using a popular men's deodorant brand.

The class-action lawsuit filed this month names 13 Procter & Gamble Old Spice deodorants.

The products listed in the lawsuit are:

Old Spice After Hours Deodorant

Old Spice Champion Deodorant

Old Spice Pure Sport High Endurance Deodorant

Old Spice Artic Force High Endurance Deodorant

Old Spice Bearglove Deodorant

Old Spice Lion Pride Deodorant

Old Spice Swagger Deodorant

Old Spice Fresh High Endurance Deodorant

Old Spice Aqua Reef Deodorant

Old Spice Classic Fresh Deodorant

Old Spice Fiji Deodorant

Old Spice Wolfhorn Deodorant

Old Spice Champion Deodorant

The lawsuit claims the products are defective.

Radena Leggett wants to warn others about what can happen.

"I was totally shocked that he had skin falling off out of his armpits," Leggett said.

Leggett and her son Stephen have vowed never to use Old Spice deodorant again.

Leggett claims in March 2015, Stephen received chemical burns after using one of their products.

Stephen said, "It sting when I first got out of the shower."

Leggett reached out to Procter & Gamble.

"Here's Procter & Gamble. A multi-billion dollar company and all they're doing is sending out $10 gift certificates. I thought that was just really absurd," Leggett said, "I thought it was a slap in his face. I just wanted him well. Our biggest thing was to have him well and back playing golf and doing the things he loves to do. Other than that I kind of just let it go."

In a class-action lawsuit filed by a Virginia man, he claims to have suffered severe rashes and burning after a few uses.

Procter & Gamble released a statement.

In part the company states: The safety of the men who use old spice is the foundation of everything we do... A small number of men may experience irritation due to alcohol sensitivity, a common ingredient used across virtually all deodorant products.

Leggett is now considering legal action.

She said, "There's no compensation that can ever reverse the hurt that it already did. But what they could do is take the product off the market. That's what they could do."

The class-action lawsuit seeks more than $5 million in damages.

If anyone using Old Spice has questions, you're encouraged to call 1.800.677.7582.

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