Sunscreens

Benzene-contaminated sunscreens

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recalled 40 products containing high levels of the carcinogen, including such brands as Neutrogena, Sun Bum, CVS Health, and Fruit of the Earth, according to USA Today. In May 2021, Valisure, a Connecticut-based laboratory and pharmacy, analyzed nearly 300 batches of sunscreen from 69 companies and discovered that 78 sunscreen and after-sun care products contained benzene.

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