Reasons the product is recalled
This batch of the product contains benzene above the acceptable limit. Benzene may have been unintentionally introduced during manufacturing.
The hazards to consumers
Exposure to benzene can be linked to adverse health effects depending on the level and duration of exposure. Benzene is classified as a carcinogen (substance that could potentially cause cancer).
What consumers should do
Consumers should stop using the product and check the batch number on the rear of the product near the barcode.
Consumers who have bottle of batch 12640440-BN should visit http://www.nivea.com.au/highlights/nivea-sun-recall to complete the online form to receive a refund, and then dispose of the product.
For more details, https://apps.tga.gov.au/Prod/sara/arn-detail.aspx?k=RC-2022-RN-00414-1.
For more information, contact the Beiersdorf Australia Customer Service Centre on 1800 103 023.
Traders who sold this product
API, Clifford Hallam, Sigma, Symbion