Popular Hair Care Products Recalled for Potential Cancer-Causing Chemical
London-based consumer goods company, Unilever, is well known for its brands such as Dove, Suave, TRESemme, Bed Head and other hair and skincare products. The company recalled 19 of its products after the concern of the chemical, benzene, having the potential to cause cancer.
The 19 recalled items are aerosol dry shampoo products that were produced prior to October of 2021. Unilever states that there are no reports of cancer due to their product as of yet.
Benzene is a chemical that is also used in pesticides, plastics and dyes and can result in leukemia or blood cancers through inhalation, ingestion, or skin contact.
Retailers were notified to pull the items from shelves, but it is important to check your products to confirm you are not using a recalled item. The full list of recalled products can be found here.
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