Cancer Causing Benzene Found On Old Spice, Secret Body Spray Components, P&G Voluntary Recall
Benzene has been found on Old Spice and Secret Body Spray deodorants and antiperspirants, a known carcinogen commonly found on plastics, pesticides, etc. The traces of benzene were discovered by Valisure, a well-known testing company, which reported it and prompted Procter & Gamble to have a voluntary recall of its products.
Benzene found on Old Spice, according to Valisure, a secret body spray
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Valisure released a report earlier this month saying that Old Spice and Secret Body Spray products were found with traces of benzene, a known carcinogenic ingredient that is harmful to humans. The company also submitted this report to the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA), calling for a recall of the product.
The Valisure test is also known for its various findings on most consumer products, more importantly, its initial discovery of benzene on sunscreens, and now antiperspirants. Of course, this is of concern to those who use Old Spice and Secret Body Spray products on a daily basis, as it is an over-the-counter purchase at most grocery stores, convenience stores, etc.
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Procter & Gamble launches a voluntary recall of its products
As a result of this report, the FDA has issued a voluntary recall that has been submitted by Procter & Gamble, something that is in the best interest of the public and their consumers. P & G’s voluntary recall would immediately withdraw its products sold on the big chains, to stop its distribution which is known to contain components with benzene.
What is Benzene Sunscreens too
Benzene is a known carcinogenic ingredient, ergo “carcinogen” which is present in most plastics, cigarette smoke, crude oil, etc., all known to be toxic to humans when applied to the skin. or ingested. An alarm regarding Johnson & Johnson’s and Aveeno products saw its sunscreen sprays and lotions contain this substance, which is also the subject of a recall.
Initially, traces of benzene were also found on Coca-Cola and Fanta products, and it was declared as a poisonous drink before its recall and the setting of its ingredients. And although a small amount of benzene is not enough to cause cancer, the amount that builds up over time can contribute to its development in humans.
Deodorants and antiperspirants are known to be used on a daily basis by those who go out every day and it is a frequently purchased consumer product in the market. The presence of benzene on it is really dangerous for a person’s health, especially since it can accumulate amounts of carcinogens that can lead to serious health problems.
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