Sure brand benzene deodorants

Valisure's November 2021 report highlighted the extent of benzene contamination found in deodorants and antiperspirants from market-leading brands sold in the US. After analyzing deodorants from 30 distinct brands, they identified benzene contamination in more than half of the 108 tested batches of products. Several sets of Sure brand antiperspirants tested positive for elevated levels of benzene. Listed as a class 1 solvent, benzene is a dangerous carcinogen with no safe exposure level, which is associated with the onset and development of multiple types of cancer. Though the FDA tolerates very low benzene concentrations (2ppm) in several drugs for therapeutic advancement, it has no place in deodorants and antiperspirants.

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Valisure's testing results

The results of Valisure's revealing research uncovered benzene in 3 batches of Sure antiperspirants, of which one showed contamination at more than 5 times currently admissible FDA levels.

  • Sure Lasts All Day Unscented Aerosol – 11.1ppm / 3.59ppm / 2.36ppm

Despite its presence in deodorants and antiperspirants, manufacturers don't use benzene as an ingredient in their product formulation. Contamination likely results from the byproducts of propellants used to dispense the product out of the can, like hydrofluorocarbon 152a, alcohol, butane, isobutane, and propane.

Recalled benzene antiperspirants

After the news of extensive benzene contamination reached consumers, they began filing class action suits against the irresponsible manufacturers.

HRB Brands issued a voluntary recall of products suspected of benzene contamination, including 2 Sure brand antiperspirants.

  • Sure – Regular Antiperspirant Aerosol, 6oz
  • Sure – Unscented Antiperspirant Aerosol, 6oz  

We can help you file a toxic deodorant claim and pursue compensation

For over three decades, Environmental Litigation Group's dedicated attorneys have leveraged their extensive experience and legal acumen to help clients injured by unsafe product gain the compensation they are owed for their struggles. If you consider that your regular use of benzene deodorants is the reason why you were diagnosed with either acute myeloid leukemia (AML), acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL), or chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), we can establish your claim's eligibility.

We will only require that you provide us with the details regarding your frequent use of benzene deodorants and medical records that attest to your diagnosis. This will keep your involvement to the required minimum, allowing you to focus on more urgent matters while we handle the complicated legal process on your behalf