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Johnson & Johnson Recalling Sunscreens due to Benzene Traces

Johnson & Johnson says it is recalling five of its sunscreen products after some samples were found to contained low levels of benzene.

Posted: Jul 14, 2021 7:02 PM

Johnson & Johnson says it is recalling five of its sunscreen products after some samples were found to contained low levels of benzene, a chemical that can cause cancer with repeated exposure.

The affected products, packaged in aerosol cans, are Aveeno Protect + Refresh aerosol sunscreen, and four Neutrogena sunscreen versions: Beach Defense aerosol sunscreen, CoolDry Sport aerosol sunscreen, Invisible Daily Defense aerosol sunscreen and UltraSheer aerosol sunscreen. J

&J said it's unlikely users would be harmed.

The recall includes all can sizes and all levels of SPF, or sun protection factor.

Consumers can contact the company for a refund.

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