Sunscreen Recall

If You Have Purchased Neutrogena or Banana Boat Sunscreen, You May Be Entitled to Compensation

Our Firm Has Filed Several Class-Action Lawsuits Against  Manufacturers of Contaminated Sunscreen Products.

In 2001, an independent pharmacy found elevated levels of a cancer-causing chemical called benzene in several sunscreen brands, including Neutrogena and Banana Boat. Out of nearly 300 different sunscreens tested, 27% contained benzene. In 2022, the multi-district litigation court granted preliminary approval of a nationwide class action settlement in the Neutrogena litigation. A nationwide class action suit has also been filed against Banana Boat.

Exposure to unsafe levels of benzene increases the risk of developing leukemia and other blood disorders. –National Cancer Institute

What is Benzene?

Benzene is a chemical that is a colorless or light yellow liquid at room temperature. It has a sweet odor and is highly flammable.

Benzene evaporates into the air very quickly. Its vapor is heavier than air and may sink into low-lying areas.

Benzene dissolves only slightly in water and will float on top of water.

References

  • https://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/causes-prevention/risk/substances/benzene
  • https://emergency.cdc.gov/agent/benzene/basics/facts.asp

 

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