History — Detergent Pod Lawsuit
History of Detergent Pods. 1962: Colgate-Palmolive Action bleach pouches A bleach that introduced U.S. consumers to a completely new mode of laundry product delivery. Using a pouch fashioned from a water-soluble film to dispense a single dose of chlorinated bleach, Action made whitening clothes quick and spill-free. Product flopped.