Which sunscreen products were found to contain benzene?

According to Valisure, the pharmacy whose study on sunscreen has sparked outrage among consumers, 78 out of the 300 tested products were found to contain benzene. You can find the complete list of tainted products on this page to know what to avoid until the issue is solved.

answered by Gregory A. Cade

78 out of 300 sunscreen products were found contaminated with benzene

Across the country, there are over 11,000 sunscreen products available to consumers, which is mind-boggling. However, the independent pharmacy Valisure tested 300 of the most popular sunscreen products to determine whether they comply with safety regulations. 78 out of these products were found to contain a significant concentration of benzene. Here is the complete list of benzene sunscreen products you should avoid, as only 2 have been recalled so far:

  • Aveeno Baby Continuous Protection Sensitive Skin Sunscreen Lotion, SPF 50
  • Babyganics Kid's Sunscreen Continuous Spray, SPF 50
  • Banana Boat Kids' Max Protect & Play Sunscreen, SPF 100
  • Banana Boat Kids' Sport Sunscreen Lotion Spray, SPF 50
  • Banana Boat Protective Dry Oil Clear Sunscreen Spray with Coconut Oil, SPF 15
  • Banana Boat Simply Protect Kids Sunscreen Spray, SPF 50+
  • Banana Boat Ultra Defense Ultra Mist Clear Sunscreen Spray, SPF 100
  • Banana Boat Ultra Mist Deep Tanning Oil Continuous Clear, Spray SPF4
  • Banana Boat Ultra Sport Clear Sunscreen Spray, SPF 100
  • Coppertone Whipped Sunscreen Lotion Spray, SPF 50
  • CVS Health 70 Beach Guard Sun Sunscreen, SPF 70 (Lotion)
  • CVS Health After-sun Aloe Vera Moisturizing Gel
  • CVS Health After-sun Aloe Vera Soothing Spray
  • CVS Health Sheer Mist Spray Broad Spectrum UVA/UVB Continuous Spray Sunscreen, SPF 70
  • CVS Health Sport Clear Spray Sunscreen, SPF 100+
  • CVS Health Ulta Sheer Broad Spectrum Sunscreen Lotion, SPF 100
  • CVS Health Lotion Ultra Sheer Lotion Broad Spectrum Sunscreen, SPF 45
  • EltaMD UV Aero Broad-Spectrum Full-Body Sunscreen Spray, SPF 45
  • Equate Lotion Kids Broad-Spectrum Sunscreen Lotion, SPF 50
  • Ethical Zinc Natural Clear Zinc Sunscreen, SPF 50+
  • Fruit of the Earth Aloe Vera Gel
  • Goodsense Sunscreen Lotion, SPF 30
  • La Roche-Posay Anthelios Sunscreen Lotion Spray, SPF 60
  • Live Better by CVS Health Body Mineral Spray Sunscreen, SPF 50
  • Max Block Sport Sunscreen Lotion Water Resistance Blue, 30 SPF
  • Max Block Sunscreen Lotion 4 Fl Oz Broad Spectrum Water Resistant, SPF 30
  • Neutrogena Beach Defense Oil-Free Body Sunscreen Spray, SPF 100
  • Neutrogena Beach Defense Spray Body Sunscreen, SPF 50
  • Neutrogena Cool Dry Sport Water-Resistant Sunscreen Spray, SPF 50 and SPF 70
  • Neutrogena Invisible Daily Defense Body Sunscreen Broad Spectrum, SPF 60+
  • Neutrogena Sheer Zinc Dry-Touch Face Sunscreen, SPF 50
  • Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Body Mist Sunscreen Broad Spectrum, SPF 30 Spray
  • Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Body Mist Sunscreen Broad Spectrum, SPF 45 Lotion
  • Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch Water Resistant Sunscreen, SPF 70
  • Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Weightless Sunscreen Spray, SPF 100+
  • Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Weightless Sunscreen Spray, SPF 70
  • Raw Elements Eco Formula Sunscreen Lotion, SPF 30 (both tin and tube)
  • Solimo Sheer Face Sunscreen Lotion SPF 55
  • Sun Bum After Sun Cool Down Aloe Vera Spray
  • Sun Bum Cool Down Gel
  • Sun Bum Oxy Free Zinc Oxide Sunscreen Lotion, SPF 50
  • SunBurnt Advanced After-Sun Gel
  • TopCare Everyday Lotion Sport Sunscreen Lotion, SPF 70
  • TopCare Everyday Lotion Ultimate Sheer Sunscreen Lotion, SPF 55 and SPF 70
  • Up & Up Clear Aloe Vera Gel
  • Walgreens After Sun Gel
  • Walgreens Sport Lotion Sunscreen, SPF 50
  • Walgreens Sunscreen Sport, SPF 50

If you are a person who has been using sunscreen religiously, every day, as health organizations recommend, you may be at a loss concerning what product to use now. However, we have some good news for you – by virtue of our Benzene Sunscreen Replacement Initiative, you can now request free sunscreen from ethical companies that test for benzene. After you fill out the form at the bottom of the page, we will contact you shortly to discuss your situation with you. It is important to mention that we will prioritize people who have already developed a disease.

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