Dove, Tresemme dry shampoos recalled as a result of attainable carcinogen

By Cara Murez

well being day reporter

TUESDAY, Oct. 25, 2022 (HealthDay Information) — Unilever mentioned Monday it has recalled sure dry shampoo sprays as a result of they could include excessive ranges of benzene.

The propellant used within the merchandise, that are offered below the Dove, Nexxus, Suave, TIGI (Rockaholic and Mattress Head) and TRESemmé model names, seems to be the supply of the benzene.

Benzene is a human carcinogen that may trigger leukemia, blood marrow blood most cancers, and life-threatening blood issues.

Nonetheless, day by day publicity to benzene in recalled merchandise at ranges detected in testing “just isn’t anticipated to lead to antagonistic well being penalties,” Unilever famous in its recall discover.

This isn’t the one benzene-related recall carried out by Unilever in current months. The corporate, which makes a wide range of magnificence and meals merchandise, recalled two Suave model 24-hour safety spray antiperspirants in March after it discovered benzene in samples throughout an inside assessment, CBS Information reported.

Unilever just isn’t the one firm to expertise these issues both.

Procter & Gamble final December recalled aerosol dry shampoos and conditioners from six of its manufacturers due to benzene. Three different corporations additionally recalled merchandise this 12 months for a similar motive, as others did final 12 months, CBS Information reported.

Benzene is present in each gasoline and cigarette smoke. Individuals may take up the chemical by touching petroleum merchandise or consuming contaminated food and drinks. CBS Information reported.

Anybody who has the affected aerosol dry shampoos of their dwelling ought to go to to request a refund.

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