If you use the popular sunscreen brand, Banana Boat, you should be aware that products are being recalled after traces of a chemical known to cause cancer was found inside bottles. According to the Food and Drug Administration, the Banana Boat Hair & Scalp Spray SPF 30 is being recalled after benzene was not found in the sunscreen itself, but in propellant that sprays out the sunscreen. The products affected are in six-ounce spray cans and were distributed nationwide through retailers and online shopping. It will have expiration dates of December 2022, February 2023 or April 2024. Lot numbers are 20016AF, 20084BF and 21139AF. All affected products have been pulled from retailers, and customers are asked to stop using the product. You can request reimbursement for the product here. Banana Boat said in a statement,
"Banana Boat is voluntarily recalling three production batches of Banana Boat Hair & Scalp Sunscreen Spray SPF 30 aerosol sprays due to trace levels of benzene. We know that you love our products, and we are conducting this recall out of an abundance of caution. Importantly, no other batches of Hair & Scalp (either before or after these batch codes) and no other Banana Boat products are in the scope of this recall and may continue to be used by consumers safely and as intended."
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