2 Neutrogena spray-on sunscreens recalled in Canada due to high benzene levels

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By Staff The Canadian Press

Posted July 20, 2021 8:48 pm

Johnson & Johnson is recalling 2 types of spray-on sunscreen aft investigating indicated elevated levels of benzene.

The callback applies to each tons of Neutrogena Beach Defense and Ultra Sheer aerosol sunscreens for some adults and children with S-P-F 30, 45 and 60.

Health Canada says consumers should halt utilizing these products, informing that predominant and semipermanent vulnerability to elevated levels of benzene has been linked to superior wellness risks including leukemia and different cancers.

The bureau says akin recalls were issued successful the United States aft an autarkic laboratory recovered elevated levels of benzene successful respective sunscreen and after-sun products.

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In a quality merchandise announcing the voluntary U.S. callback past week, Johnson & Johnson says benzene is not an constituent successful immoderate of its sunscreens, but debased levels were detected successful immoderate samples of definite aerosol sunscreen finished products.

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The wellness elephantine says it’s investigating the issue.

Health Canada is urging Canadians to proceed to deterioration sunscreen to support themselves from prima damage. It says anyone with wellness concerns related to the recalled products should interaction a aesculapian professional.

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