Johnson & Johnson stated on Wednesday it’s voluntarily recalling all plenty of 5 Neutrogena and Aveeno model aerosol sunscreen merchandise from the market after detecting a cancer-causing chemical in some samples.
After inner testing recognized low ranges of benzene in some samples, J&J stated it has determined to recall these merchandise from the market.
Benzene is assessed as a human carcinogen, a substance that would probably trigger most cancers relying on the extent and extent of publicity.
“While benzene just isn’t an ingredient in any of our sunscreen merchandise, it was detected in some samples of the impacted aerosol sunscreen completed merchandise,” the corporate stated.
“Daily publicity to benzene in these aerosol sunscreen merchandise on the ranges detected in our testing wouldn’t be anticipated to trigger hostile well being penalties.”
However, the corporate stated it’s recalling all plenty of these particular aerosol sunscreen merchandise out of warning.
The recalled aerosol sunscreens are Neutrogena Beach Defense, Neutrogena Cool Dry Sport, Neutrogena Invisible Daily protection, Neutrogena Ultra Sheer, and Aveeno Protect + Refresh.
J&J stated customers ought to cease utilizing the affected merchandise and appropriately discard them.
Consumers ought to contact their doctor or healthcare supplier if they’ve any issues, questions or have skilled any issues associated to utilizing these merchandise.