Carcinogen found in some popular sunscreens and after-sun products including Neutrogena, tests show – CBS News

Online pharmacy and lab Valisure found benzene in 78 of nearly 300 sprays and lotions tested — about 27% — including products sold by Banana Boat and CVS.

Traces of a chemical tied to blood cancers including leukemia have been detected in dozens of popular sunscreens and after-sun products, according to tests conducted by online pharmacy and lab Valisure.

In a petition, the company has asked the FDA to recall these contaminated batches. The regulating body is reviewing the claim.

Source: Carcinogen found in some popular sunscreens and after-sun products including Neutrogena, tests show – CBS News

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