(WFLA) — Edgewell Individual Treatment Company issued a remember Friday for three batches of Banana Boat Hair & Scalp sunscreen sprays immediately after an inside assessment of item samples found traces of benzene.

Benzene is a human carcinogen that can direct to leukemia, blood most cancers in bone marrow, and other blood problems. People normally are exposed to the chemical in their ecosystem by means of pores and skin call, inhalation, or ingestion.

The chemical is not an component in the sunscreen spray, but the Fda explained that “unexpected levels of benzene” arrived out of the spray bottles’ propellant.

As of this report, Edgewater said it has not uncovered of any diseases connected to the existence of benzene in their merchandise nor does the Food and drug administration think exposure to the benzene in the sprays could be specially harmful.

A photo of the sunscreen spray pointed out in the recall (Credit: Fda)

“Daily exposure to benzene in the recalled items would not be expected to result in adverse health implications according to an independent health and fitness assessment using set up exposure modeling tips,” the Fda advisory reported.

Nonetheless, the Food and drug administration said that if you have the influenced product, stop employing it and throw it out.

The benzene is only linked to the 3 batches mentioned in the advisory. The Food and drug administration offered the subsequent info on the batches influenced by the remember:

UPC DESCRIPTION Good deal Code Expiration Dimension
-79656-04041-8 Banana Boat Hair & Scalp Spray SPF 30 20016AF December 2022 6 oz
-79656-04041-8 Banana Boat Hair & Scalp Spray SPF 30 20084BF February 2023 6 oz
-79656-04041-8 Banana Boat Hair & Scalp Spray SPF 30 21139AF April 2024 6 oz

The Food and drug administration explained Edgewater has advised stores to eliminate any of the remaining products with the lot codes earlier mentioned from their cabinets. If you own a Banana Boat sunscreen spray, you can come across the large amount code on the bottom of the can.

These who acquired the afflicted items can be qualified for reimbursement from Banana Boat, according to the advisory.

If you have had an adverse response to the spray, you can report your condition to the Fda MedWatch.

If you have queries associated to the remember, you can call Edgewell Particular Treatment at (888) 686-3988 Monday by Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. EDT or visit www.bananaboat.com.

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