Pantene, Herbal Essences products recalled over cancer risk


Procter & Gamble have recalled some 30 aerosol spray hair care products — together with products from big-name manufacturers Herbal Essences and Pantene — on account of a cancer-causing chemical.

The affected gadgets, which embrace an assortment of dry shampoos and dry conditioners, might include benzene, the company stated Friday.

The recall additionally covers these products from different well-liked manufacturers Hair Food, Old Spice and Aussie.

Benzene is assessed as a carcinogen that might trigger leukemia and blood issues, the Cincinnati, Oh-based company stated.

It’s Procter & Gambles second such recall inside a month.

In November, the maker of Tide and Pampers instructed customers to throw out their Old Spice and Secret aerosol deodorants for presumably containing benzene. The company stated it will provide refunds for greater than a dozen Old Spice and Secret aerosol manufacturers.

Over the summer season Johnson & Johnson recalled spray-on Aveeno and Neutrogena sunscreens for carcinogen dangers.

There have been a number of company recollects as a result of presence of benzene, which is a carcinogen.

The dry shampoo recall additionally contains the model Waterl.

In an announcement, Procter & Gamble stated “daily exposure to benzene in the recalled products at the levels detected in our testing would not be expected to cause adverse health consequences,” including that its recalling the products “out of an abundance of caution.”


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