• Clinton Morgan

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.

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