Sunscreen recall: cancer-causing chemical benzene found
(Sandee LaMotte/ CNN News) — The burning heat of summer has us all reaching for sunscreens. But before you slather that product on your skin, first check to see if it is part of a voluntary recall by sunscreen brands Neutrogena and Aveeno.
The companies recently pulled several sunscreens from market shelves after independent testing had found they were contaminated with a cancer-causing chemical called benzene. “Exposure to benzene increases the risk of developing leukemia and other blood disorders,” according to the National Cancer Institute. (…)