Johnson and Johnson said Wednesday that it is reviewing five of its sunscreen items after specific examples contain low degrees of benzene. This compound can cause malignant growth with rehashed openness.
The influenced items, bundled in airborne jars, are Aveeno Protect + Refresh vaporized sunscreen, and four Neutrogena sunscreen renditions: Beach Defense vaporized sunscreen. CoolDry Sport vaporized sunscreen, Invisible Daily Defense airborne sunscreen. UltraSheer vaporized sunscreen.
The review incorporates all can sizes and all degrees of sun security factor, or SPF. The items were dispersed cross-country through retailers.
The medical care monster said the benzene was found after testing by the organization and an accessible research facility. It is exploring how the substance got into the items.
J&J said it's attempting to get all loads of the five items eliminated from store racks. It asked purchasers to quit utilizing the sunscreens quickly and said clients could get a discount by calling J&J's Consumer Care Center at 1-800-458-1673. More data is accessible at the sites for Neutrogena and Aveeno.
J&J said in an articulation that "utilization of these items would not be required to cause antagonistic wellbeing outcomes" and that it deliberately chose to review them "out of a wealth of alert." The assertion added that individuals should utilize a substitute sunscreen to shield themselves from the skin disease melanoma.
Benzene is an exceptionally combustible, broadly utilized substance that is available all through the climate. It can cause disease with rehashed openness at sufficiently high levels. It likewise can harm the safe framework and keep cells from working appropriately, as per the U.S. Places for Disease Control and Prevention.
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