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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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Settlement Reached Over Sunscreen Benzene Contamination

J&J settles over benzene sunscreen contaminationJohnson & Johnson and Costco Wholesale Corp. have reached a settlement with plaintiffs over the recall of a variety of J&J sunscreen products found to contain benzene, a known human carcinogen. The recall was carried out by J&J voluntarily and affected four of its Neutrogena products and one that carried the Aveeno label.

The issue of sunscreen contamination took center stage this summer after online pharmacy Valisure ...

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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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