Which benzene deodorants have been recalled?

So far, the following manufacturers have issued a recall on antiperspirant and deodorant body spray: Procter & Gamble, HRB Brands LLC, and Unilever. Over 20 products have been taken off the market due to their dangerous benzene concentration, which may cause leukemia in consumers who have been using adulterated body sprays.

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Procter & Gamble has recalled 18 deodorant body sprays under the brands Old Spice and Secret

Shortly after benzene was found in antiperspirant and deodorant body spray by Valisure, the popular company Procter & Gamble took off the market 18 products under the brands Old Spice and Secret. The following deodorant body sprays were recalled, and people who have any of these products are strongly advised to cease using them:

Old Spice deodorant body sprays

  • Old Spice High Endurance AP Spray Pure Sport 12/6oz
  • Old Spice H.W. Collection Stronger Swagger 3.8oz
  • Old Spice H.W. Collection Inv Spray Pure Sport 12/3.8oz
  • Old Spice H.W. Collection Stronger Swagger 12/3.8oz
  • Old Spice H.W. Collection Inv Spray Ult Captain 12/3.8oz
  • Old Spice Below Deck Powder Spray Unscented 12/4.9oz
  • Old Spice Below Deck Powder Spray Fresh Air 12/4.9oz
  • Old Spice Pure Sport 2021 Gift Set

Secret deodorant body sprays

  • Secret Aerosol Powder Fresh Twin Pack
  • Secret Aerosol Powder Fresh 12/6OZ
  • Secret Aerosol Powder Fresh 12/4OZ
  • Secret Fresh Collection Inv Spray Waterlily 3.8oz
  • Secret Fresh Collection Inv Spray Lavender 12/3.8oz
  • Secret Fresh Collection Inv Spray Water Lily 12/3.8oz
  • Secret Fresh Collection Inv Spray Light Essentials
  • Secret Fresh Collection Inv Spray Rose 12/3.8oz
  • Secret Outlast Inv Spray Completely Clean 12/3.8oz
  • Secret Outlast Inv Spray Protecting Powder 12/3.8oz

In the winter of 2022, HRB Brands LLC was the next manufacturer to recall several deodorant body sprays. The company took off the shelves five products sold in the United States and one sold in Canada. Here are the benzene deodorant body sprays recalled by HRB Brands LLC in our country, which could be found under the brand names Brut and Sure:

  • Brut Classic Antiperspirant Aerosol (4 oz)
  • Brut Classic Antiperspirant Aerosol (6 oz)
  • Brut Classic Deodorant Aerosol (10 oz)
  • Sure Regular Antiperspirant Aerosol (6 oz)
  • Sure Unscented Antiperspirant Aerosol (6 oz)

Finally, in the spring of 2022, two Suave benzene deodorant body sprays were recalled by Unilever, namely:

  • Suave 24-Hour Protection Aerosol Antiperspirant Powder (4-ounce can)
  • Suave 24-Hour Protection Aerosol Antiperspirant Powder (6-ounce can)

However, there are still 34 antiperspirant and deodorant body sprays on the market that contain dangerous levels of benzene, as their manufacturers have not yet recalled these products and may never do it. Therefore, it is best to proceed with caution when purchasing your deodorant.

If you are unsure about which product to buy, you can now request a free deodorant by virtue of our Benzene Deodorant Replacement Initiative. You just have to fill out the form at the bottom of the page and mention the company from which you would like to receive a deodorant. We collaborate only with ethical manufacturers that regularly test for benzene and other toxic contaminants.

Our resourceful attorneys may be able to help you file a benzene deodorant claim

Since 1990, we have been providing quality legal assistance to people whose health was impacted by toxic exposure and defective products, so our attorneys have the necessary experience, resources, and knowledge to help you file a benzene deodorant claim. However, to determine whether you are eligible for compensation, we will have to thoroughly assess your documents. Because we know how overwhelming struggling with leukemia can be, we will make the legal process as easy as possible for you.

You will only have to send our legal team proof of your use of benzene deodorant in the form of receipts and your medical records clearly stating your leukemia diagnosis. Only people who have acute myeloid leukemia, acute lymphocytic leukemia, or chronic lymphocytic leukemia are entitled to compensation. If we establish that you qualify for filing a benzene deodorant claim, we will do our best to recover compensation for you. While we are working on your claim, you can go on with your life, focusing on your health and treatment.

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