Many corporations have been wiring on the aspect of warning as of late, recalling a number of merchandise, so no extra hurt is completed to their prospects. The most recent firm to do a mass recall is none aside from the beloved sunscreen firm Banana Boat. We’ve seen Banana Boat on cabinets in all places for what looks like perpetually, and likelihood is you or somebody you understand adores their SPF merchandise.
Nonetheless, on July 29, father or mother firm Edgewell launched a public press launch, asserting that they’re voluntarily recalling three separate batches of Banana Boat’s Hair & Scalp Spray SPF 30. This recall is held nationwide, asking folks to test if their product matches with the contaminated batch.
You could find the total press launch HERE.
This recall got here after hint quantities of benzene was discovered, inflicting excessive ranges of publicity in customers. Benzene is a recognized carcinogen that’s been linked to leukemia. Per the CDC’s web site, it’s additionally a pure a part of “crude oil, gasoline, and cigarette smoke,” generally present in lubricants, dyes, and pesticides. (So maintain an eye fixed out on this ingredient once you’re purchasing!)
To see you probably have one of many recalled batches, please search for an identical lot code, expiration, and UPC. One batch had the UPC 0-79656-04041-8, lot code 20016AF, with an expiration date of Dec. 2022. One other recalled batch has the UPC quantity 0-79656-04041-8, lot code 20084BF, and an expiration date of Feb. 2022. The ultimate batch had the UPC of 0-79656-04041-8, a 21139AF lot code, and expiration of April 2024.
When you have questions, Banana Boat recommends utilizing this hyperlink to contact 1-888-686-3988 for reimbursement. This recall is just for this product, with Banana Boat guaranteeing the remainder of its merchandise haven’t been contaminated.