Johnson & Johnson recalls some sunscreen products |

Johnson & Johnson recalls some sunscreen products

WNYT Staff
Updated: July 15, 2021 10:53 AM
Created: July 15, 2021 06:57 AM

Johnson & Johnson is recalling some of its sunscreen brands after company testing identified low levels of benzene, a cancer-causing, organic chemical compound.

The voluntary recall includes all lots of five Neutrogena and Aveeno aerosol sunscreen product lines to the consumer level.

The only sunscreen products affected are the aerosol type products.

Johnson &  Johnson says consumers should stop using the affected products and appropriately discard them.

Consumers may contact the care center with questions or refund requests by calling 1-800-458-1673.

Specific products included in the recall are:

  • Neutrogena Beach Defense aerosol sunscreen
  • Neutrogena Cool Dry Sport aerosol sunscreen
  • Neutrogena Invisible Daily Defense aerosol sunscreen
  • Neutrogena UltraSheer aerosol sunscreen
  • Aveeno Protect + Refresh aerosol sunscreen

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