J & J recalls Aveeno, Neutrogena sunscreens after carcinogens were found in several sprays, Health News, ET HealthWorld

Johnson & Johnson on Wednesday with 5 Neutrogena Aveeno brand Aerosol sunscreen Products from the market after detecting Carcinogenic chemicals In some samples.

After internal testing confirmed low levels of benzene in some samples, J & J said it had decided to withdraw these products from the market.

Benzene is classified as a human carcinogen and can cause cancer depending on the level and degree of exposure.

“Benzene is not a component of any of our sunscreen products, but it was detected in some samples of affected aerosol sunscreen finished products,” the company said.

“Daily exposure to benzene in these aerosol sunscreen products at the levels detected in our tests is not expected to cause adverse health effects.”

However, the company said it has carefully recalled all lots of these particular aerosol sunscreen products.

The recalled aerosol sunscreen Neutrogena Beach Defense, Neutrogena Cool Dry Sports, Neutrogena Invisible Daily Defense, Neutrogena Ultra Sheer, Aveno Protect + Refresh.

J & J said consumers should stop using affected products and dispose of them properly.

Consumers should contact their doctor or healthcare provider if they have any concerns or questions related to the use of these products, or if they have any problems.

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