Sure and Brut deodorant sprays recalled nationwide after benzene detected

Sure and Brut aerosol deodorant sprays bought nationwide are being recalled because of the presence of benzene, a cancer-causing chemical, in keeping with a notice posted by the Food and Drug Administration.

The recall contains all lot numbers with expiration dates on or earlier than August 2023, TCP Hot Acquisition dba HRB Brands, which markets the merchandise, said Wednesday in a information release.

Recalled product.

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“While benzene is not an ingredient in any of the recalled products, our review showed that unexpected levels of benzene came from the propellant that sprays the product out of the can,” TCP stated. 

The client merchandise company bought its personal care business to HRB Brands in 2021 for $44.7 million in money.

Classified as a human carcinogen, benzene will be inhaled or absorbed by pores and skin, leading to cancers together with leukemia, in addition to life-threatening blood problems, the recall said.

Recalled product.

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Widely utilized in manufacturing, benzene is current all through the setting and could cause most cancers with repeated publicity, in accordance to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 

Consumers had been urged to cease utilizing the recalled merchandise. Those with questions can name (866) 615-0976 or request a refund at

The 5 merchandise impacted by the recall are:

  • Brut Classic Antiperspirant Aerosol (4 oz) (UPC 00827755070085)
  • Brut Classic Antiperspirant Aerosol (6 oz) (UPC 000827755070108)
  • Brut Classic Deodorant Aerosol (10.0 oz) (UPC 00827755070047)
  • Sure Regular Antiperspirant Aerosol (6.0 oz) (UPC 00883484002025)
  • Sure Unscented Antiperspirant Aerosol (6.0 oz) (UPC 00883484002278)

A sixth product was distributed in Canada:

  • Brut Classic Deodorant Aerosol (154g) (UPC 00827755070177)
Recalled merchandise.

TCP Hot Acquisition LLC

Last year, greater than half a dozen merchandise had been recalled on account of benzene, together with six manufacturers of Procter & Gamble dry shampoo and conditioner spray merchandise. 

Other prior remembers embody five sunscreen merchandise by Coppertone, discovered to comprise benzene in late September, whereas Johnson & Johnson in July recalled 5 of its sunscreens discovered to comprise benzene. Another expanded recall concerned hand sanitizer sprays discovered to comprise benzene.

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