Which is safer – underarm roll-on or body spray deodorant?

If we refer exclusively to benzene contamination, underarm roll-on deodorant is the safe alternative, as the highly toxic chemical was found only in body spray deodorant. However, other dangerous ingredients may lurk in roll-on deodorants, such as propylene glycol and parabens.

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To avoid benzene exposure, choose a roll-on or stick deodorant instead of a body spray

Valisure found benzene only in antiperspirant and deodorant body sprays, as these are the products the researchers had analyzed. While benzene may be present as a contaminant in roll-on and stick deodorants, there is currently no study focusing on these products, so they are deemed safe, at least for now. Even if both roll-on and body spray deodorant contained benzene, it would still be preferable to use the former, as the inhalation of the chemical would not occur. The same applies to stick deodorant. By using a roll-on or stick deodorant, you significantly lower your risk of benzene exposure.

If you cannot decide on which deodorant product to use because you worry it might contain benzene, we are happy to inform you that our law firm has recently launched the Benzene Deodorant Replacement Initiative. By virtue of our program, you can request a safe, non-toxic deodorant from the ethical manufacturers we have partnered up with. Furthermore, their deodorants are also free of other toxic ingredients, such as aluminum. All you have to do to receive a product is to fill out the form at the bottom of the page, and someone will contact you shortly.

Our leukemia attorneys will help you file a benzene deodorant claim if you have leukemia

For over 25 years, we have been offering quality legal assistance to people impacted by toxic exposure, which can occur when using a contaminated product.

If you came to struggle with acute myeloid leukemia, acute lymphocytic leukemia, or chronic lymphocytic leukemia after using benzene deodorant, you should give our legal team a call.

Our experienced attorneys know how difficult it can be to suffer from cancer, so they will do all in their power to ease the legal process as much as possible for you. We will only need proof of you having used one or more benzene deodorant products and your medical records, clearly stating your diagnosis.

Following a careful review of your case, our attorneys will determine whether you are entitled to financial compensation. If you are, they will promptly begin working on your claim with minimal involvement on your part. After submission, you will receive the maximum compensation available for your leukemia diagnosis, which can help you afford better treatment.

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