Dec. 20, 2021
The Procter & Gamble Firm has recalled greater than 30 aerosol spray merchandise due to worries about ranges of benzene, which is thought to trigger most cancers.
A number of the merchandise have the model names Pantene, Aussie, Natural Essences, Waterless, and Outdated Spice, and Hair Meals, P&G mentioned in an announcement posted on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s website.
A full listing of recalled merchandise will be discovered on the FDA’s and the corporate’s web site. Individuals who purchased the merchandise ought to throw them away. Customers can get hold of refunds by filling out a kind on the corporate web site or by calling a hotline at 1-888-674-36319.
“Primarily based on publicity modeling and the most cancers threat assessments revealed by the Environmental Safety Company (EPA) (IRIS database), each day publicity to benzene within the recalled merchandise on the ranges detected in our testing wouldn’t be anticipated to trigger hostile well being penalties,” the announcement mentioned.
“Thus far, The Procter & Gamble Firm has not acquired any stories of hostile occasions associated to this recall and is conducting this recall out of an abundance of warning.”
That is the corporate’s second recall in lower than a month. On Nov. 23, it introduced it was recalling 18 Outdated Spice and Secret aerosol spray antiperspirants and Outdated Spice Beneath Deck aerosol spray merchandise due to considerations about benzene.
Individuals will be uncovered to benzene by inhalation, orally, and thru the pores and skin, the announcement mentioned. Benzene may cause cancers resembling leukemia and blood most cancers of the bone marrow, in addition to blood problems