Johnson & Johnson Recalling Neutrogena, Aveeno Sunscreens Because of Benzene Traces
According to NBCNews online, Johnson & Johnson said Wednesday, July 14, 2021, that it is recalling five of its sunscreen products after some samples were found to contain low levels of benzene, a chemical that can cause cancer with repeated exposure.
The affected products are:
Aveeno Protect + Refresh aerosol sunscreen
Neutrogena Beach Defense aerosol sunscreen
Neutrogena CoolDry Sport aerosol sunscreen
Neutrogena Invisible Daily Defense aerosol sunscreen
Neutrogena UltraSheer aerosol sunscreen
All can sizes and all levels of sun protection factor, or SPF. The products were distributed nationwide through retailers.
Customers can get a refund by calling J&J’s Consumer Care Center at 1-800-458-1673.