Six Brut and Certain aerosol antiperspirant and deodorant sprays bought in america and Canada have been recalled by their maker as a result of presence of the chemical benzene.
“Benzene is assessed 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 might be life-threatening,” acknowledged a news release from TCP HOT Acquisition LLC dba HRB Manufacturers.
“Whereas benzene will not be an ingredient in any of the recalled merchandise, our overview confirmed that sudden ranges of benzene got here from the propellant that sprays the product out of the can,” the corporate mentioned. However it added that there have been no reviews of adversarial occasions associated to the recall, which is being carried out out of an “abundance of warning.”
Comparable recollects have been issued for different shopper 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 bought solely in Canada: Brut Traditional Deodorant Aerosol (154g) (UPC 00827755070177).
Shoppers ought to cease utilizing the recalled merchandise instantly and get rid of them appropriately, mentioned 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.
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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