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Aerosol Sunscreen Voluntary Withdrawal Statement

Aerosol Sunscreen Voluntary Withdrawal Statement

What You Need to Know

 

You may have noticed that Neutrogena® Ultra Sheer® Body Mist SPF50+ 140g aerosol sunscreen is not available where you shop in New Zealand. That's because we are voluntarily withdrawing all batches of this specific aerosol sunscreen product out of an abundance of caution.

Internal testing identified low levels of benzene in a small number of samples. Exposure to benzene in this sunscreen product at the levels detected would not be expected to cause adverse health consequences.

The rest of the Neutrogena® sun care portfolio – including lotions, sticks and pump face mist sunscreens is not impacted and continues to be available to consumers.

Consumer Guidance

 

Consumers should stop using Neutrogena® Ultra Sheer® Body Mist SPF50+ 140g aerosol sunscreen and appropriately discard the product.

To request a refund, consumers may fill out this form.

Consumers should contact a healthcare professional if they have any questions, concerns or have experienced any problems after using this product.

Importance of Sunscreen

 

Sunscreen use is critical to public health. Melanoma incidences continue to increase worldwide, and the majority of cases are caused by excessive sun exposure. It is important that people everywhere continue to take appropriate sun protection measures, including the continued use of sunscreen.