Posts Tagged 'Benzene'

Plaintiffs: 5,000 Camp Lejeune Water Contamination Claims Just the Beginning

5,000 claims already filed after camp lejeune water contamination discoveryThe Office of the Navy’s Judge Advocate General’s Tort Claims Unit recently said that “approximately 5,000” claims have now been filed as a result of water contamination found at Marine installation Camp Lejeune in North Carolina. The claims seek compensation for Marines, their families, and contractors stationed at Camp Lejeune between 1953 and 1987.

Lawyers for the plaintiffs say those dates account for upward ...

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Banana Boat Hair & Scalp Sunscreen Spray Recalled Over Benzene Contamination

banana boat sunscreen recalled over benzene contentAnother summer is upon us and another brand of sunscreen has been recalled from store shelves over concerns that it is contaminated with high levels of benzene. Benzene is a known human carcinogen.

The recall was issued by Edgewell Personal Care Company; the company that makes Banana Boat products. In a statement released to the FDA’s website, Edgewell noted that “while benzene is not an ingredient in any ...

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Next Up on the Benzene Recall List: Anti-fungal Sprays

anti-fungal sprays recalled over benzene contamination concernsAs brands like Neutrogena, Coppertone, and Aveeno work to clean up the fallout after a string of recalls over benzene contamination of sunscreen, a new product group has entered the fray. Various lots of popular anti-fungal sprays are now being recalled over the same concern. Brands of the sprays including Lotrimin, Tinactin, and Odor Eaters have been pulled from shelves after testing found the presence ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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