Coppertone is voluntarily recalling specific lots of five Coppertone aerosol sunscreen spray products manufactured between the dates of January 10, 2021 and June 15, 2021 due to the presence of benzene in these lots.
The lots include: Pure & Simple SPF 50 Spray (2021 Launch), Sport Mineral SPF 50 Spray (2021 Launch), and Travel-Size Coppertone® Sport Spray SPF 50, Pure & Simple SPF 50 Spray Kids, and Pure & Simple SPF 50 Spray Baby.
Benzene is classified as a human carcinogen, which may result in an increased risk of cancers including leukemia, and blood cancer of the bone marrow and other blood disorders which can be life-threatening.
To date, Coppertone has not received any reports of adverse events related to this recall, but they are nevertheless voluntarily recalling these products out of an abundance of caution.
Consumers may contact Coppertone at 1-888-921-1537 with questions Monday to Friday from 8:30am-5pm (PT). Consumers should contact their physician or healthcare provider if they have experienced any problems that may be related to using these aerosol sunscreen spray products.