Johnson & Johnson Recalls 5 Sunscreens Over Cancer-Causing Ingredient
Johnson & Johnson Recalls 5 Sunscreens , Over Cancer-Causing Ingredient. The products that have been recalled are Aveeno Protect + Refresh and four Neutrogena sunscreens. Those Neutrogena products are Beach Defense aerosol sunscreen, CoolDry Sport aerosol sunscreen, Invisible Daily Defense aerosol sunscreen and UltraSheer aerosol sunscreen. Low levels of benzene, a cancer-causing chemical, were found in samples of the sunscreens. Johnson & Johnson claims benzene is not an ingredient in the products and is investigating how the chemical got into the sunscreens. According to the CDC, long-term exposure to benzene can cause leukemia and other cancers. Johnson & Johnson maintains that the amount of benzene detected wouldn't cause "adverse health consequences.". #california
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