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Edgewell recalls Banana Boat Hair & Scalp Sunscreen

The product contains unexpected levels of benzene

Banana Boat sunscreen
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Edgewell Personal Care Company is recalling three batches of Banana Boat Hair & Scalp Sunscreen Spray SPF 30.

An internal review found that some samples of the product contained trace levels of benzene, which is classified as a human carcinogen.

There have been no reports of adverse events to date.

A list of the recalled products, which come in aerosol cans and are sold nationwide through various retailers and online, may be found here. Lot codes are located on the bottom of the can.

What to do

Customers who purchased the recalled product should stop using it immediately and discard it.

Consumers who have questions may contact the firm at (888) 686-3988 Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.(ET) or online for more information and to learn how to receive reimbursement.

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