Neutrogena Beach Defense and Ultra Sheer aerosol sunscreens recalled by Health Canada due to high benzene levels – Canada News – .

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Neutrogena Beach Defense and Ultra Sheer aerosol sunscreens recalled by Health Canada due to high benzene levels – Canada News – .


A recall was issued by Health Canada on Saturday for Neutrogena Beach Defense and Ultra Sheer aerosol sunscreens due to high levels of benzene.

Johnson & Johnson Inc. has recalled all lots of Beach Defense and Ultra Sheer Spray Sunscreens due to high levels, which may pose serious health risks after long-term repeated use.

Products include Neutrogena Beach Defense Kids SPF 60 Spray, Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Body Mist SPF 30 Sunscreen, Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Body Mist SPF 45 Sunscreen, and Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Body Mist SPF 60 Sunscreen.

Full details of the recalled products with lot numbers and expiration dates can be found in the chart below or on the Health Canada website.

People are advised to stop using the recalled products and consult a healthcare practitioner if you have used any of these products and have any health problems. Continue to use another sunscreen as directed on the product label.

“The potential problem was identified by testing conducted by Valisure (an independent US quality assurance company) which detected elevated levels of benzene in several sunscreens and after-sun products in the United States, including Johnson products. & Johnson Inc .. Health Canada is aware that recalls are taking place in the United States for the same reason, ”said the recall notice.

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