July 15, 2021 astatine 10:39 am
MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Before you battalion your adjacent formation bag, cheque your sunscreen. Johnson & Johnson is issuing a voluntary recall for 5 Neutrogena and Aveeno sunscreen lines successful the United States aft it said it discovered debased levels of benzene successful the products.
The institution is informing customers against utilizing aerosol sprays Neutrogena Beach Defense, Neutrogena Cool Dry Sport, Neutrogena Invisible Daily, Neutrogena Ultra Sheer and Aveeno Protect + Refresh.
Johnson & Johnson said those who person purchased the products should dispose of them, adding that benzene is simply a carcinogen that “could perchance origin crab depending connected the level and grade of exposure.”
The institution said benzene is not an constituent successful its products, and it is investigating what caused its presence. It said the level of benzene contiguous successful their tests “would not beryllium expected to origin adverse wellness consequences” successful regular vulnerability — and it is recalling the products “out of an abundance of caution.”
“We are moving to region these products from the marketplace and volition supply consumers with a refund,” the institution said.
Consumers whitethorn interaction the JJCI Consumer Care Center 24/7 with questions oregon to petition a refund by calling 1-800-458-1673. Consumers should interaction their doc oregon healthcare supplier if they person immoderate questions, concerns oregon person experienced immoderate problems related to utilizing these aerosol sunscreen products. JJCI is besides notifying its distributors and retailers by missive and is arranging for returns of each recalled products.
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