Popular Deodorants Recalled Due to Benzene

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Popular Deodorants Recalled Due to Benzene

FRIDAY, Feb. 18, 2022

Six Brut and Certain aerosol antiperspirant and deodorant sprays offered in the USA and Canada have been recalled by their maker as a result of presence of the chemical benzene.

“Benzene is classed as a human carcinogen. Publicity to benzene can happen by inhalation, orally, and thru the pores and skin and it can lead to cancers together with leukemia and blood cancer of the bone marrow and blood disorders which will be life-threatening,” said a news release from TCP HOT Acquisition LLC dba HRB Manufacturers.

“Whereas benzene just isn’t an ingredient in any of the recalled merchandise, our evaluation confirmed that surprising ranges of benzene got here from the propellant that sprays the product out of the can,” the corporate stated. However it added that there have been no stories of opposed occasions associated to the recall, which is being performed out of an “abundance of warning.”

Comparable recollects have been issued for different client merchandise that surprisingly contained benzene up to now six months: Pantene/Herbal Essence dry spray shampoos; Old Spice spray deodorants; and Neutrogena/Aveeno spray sunscreens.

5 of TCP’s recalled merchandise are: Brut Traditional Antiperspirant Aerosol (4 oz) (UPC 00827755070085); Brut Traditional Antiperspirant Aerosol (6 oz) (UPC 000827755070108); Brut Traditional Deodorant Aerosol (10.0 oz) (UPC 00827755070047); Certain Common Antiperspirant Aerosol (6.0 oz) (UPC 00883484002025); Certain Unscented Antiperspirant Aerosol (6.0 oz) (UPC 00883484002278).

A sixth recalled product was offered solely in Canada: Brut Traditional Deodorant Aerosol (154g) (UPC 00827755070177).

Customers ought to cease utilizing the recalled merchandise instantly and eliminate them appropriately, stated the corporate, which additionally suggested shoppers to contact a well being care supplier in the event that they expertise any issues that could be related to use of the recalled merchandise.

For extra data or to request a refund, shoppers can contact the corporate at 1-866-615-0976 or go to its website.

Extra data

Go to the U.S. Environmental Safety Company for extra on benzene.

SOURCE: TCP HOT Acquisition LLC dba HRB Manufacturers, information launch, Feb. 17, 2022

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