Reasons the product is recalled
The chemical benzene has been identified in batches of the product. Benzene is not an ingredient in the product.
The hazards to consumers
Exposure to benzene can be linked to adverse health effects. Benzene is a recognised carcinogen (substance that could potentially cause cancer).
What consumers should do
Consumers should stop using these products and safely dispose of them. To request a refund, consumers should visit https://www.bananaboat.com.au/sunscreen-recall/
For more information, contact the Edgewell Personal Care Consumer Service team on 1800 761 186 (Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm AEST).
Traders who sold this product
Supermarkets, pharmacies and other retail stores, including:
Australian Pharmaceutical Industries
Big W Discount Stores
Central Healthcare Services
Statewide Independent Wholesale
Symbion Pharmacy Services
The Hut Group