Posts Tagged 'Benzene'

Coppertone Latest to Recall Sunscreen as Summer Season Winds Down

coppertone latest sunscreen brand affected by benzene recallTemperatures are starting to cool and attention is turning to autumn leaves and the holiday season but not before yet another sunscreen recall has pulled product off of store shelves. Coppertone is the latest brand to be affected by an aerosol sunscreen recall that has been triggered by the discovery of benzene contamination across a wide variety of sun care products.

Benzene is a known carcinogen and ...

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Various Neutrogena and Aveeno Sunscreens Recalled in Latest Benzene Fallout

neutrogena and aveeno sunscreens latest in benzene contamination discoveryJohnson & Johnson recently announced the voluntary recall of a number of its aerosol-based sunscreens as a result of ongoing concerns over benzene contamination of the products. The sunscreens in question are all aerosols and fall within the corporation’s Neutrogena and Aveeno product lines.

Benzene is a known human carcinogen, or a product that is known to cause cancer. And, while exposure to benzene on a ...

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Online Pharmacy Finds Known Carcinogen in Multiple Sun Care Products

benzene detected in numerous brands of sunscreeenValisure, the online pharmacy responsible for discovering NDMA contamination of Zantac and benzene contamination of a significant number of brands of hand sanitizer at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on the United States, has once again discovered contamination in products that would have otherwise gone unnoticed by federal regulators.

The pharmacy, known for its policy of independent product testing, has discovered traces of benzene ...

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Recalls Urged Over Hand Sanitizer Contamination

Online pharmacy Valisure is in the news once again as its ongoing product testing has revealed high levels of benzene in a number of brands of hand sanitizer currently on the market and available for sale.

Valisure’s policy of independently testing the products it sells for purity and contamination initially came to light after it discovered elevated levels of NDMA in heartburn medication Zantac. News of the find came long before the issue had found its way onto the FDA’s ...

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Settlement Reached Mid-Trial in Benzene Exposure Case

Parties have reached a settlement for an undisclosed amount in a Philadelphia benzene exposure lawsuit. The two sides arrived at an agreement after the evidence phase of the trial but before jury submission. The plaintiff, Michael Butts, acquired acute myeological leukemia as a result of years spent working in environments where benzene was regularly in the air.

Benzene is a sweet smelling carcinogen that evaporates into the air quickly. Like many chemicals ...

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Families pursue nuisance complaints in fracking suits

According to a story in Bloomberg, some families who have filed lawsuits over the natural gas extraction method called “hydraulic fracturing,” or “fracking,” have changed their tactics.

The families in question live in Pennsylvania along the Marcellus Shale — a gas-rich underground rock formation that also extends into New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Ohio and West Virginia.

Fracking involves pumping millions of gallons of water underground to break up underlying rock formations and release ...

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