Procter and Gamble Australia Pty Ltd — Pantene Cheat Day Dry Shampoo Foam 169g

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Pantene Cheat Day Dry Shampoo Foam 169g
A dry shampoo in aerosol can

Batch number is on base of can

Only certain aerosol spray products are affected. This recall does not affect any other Pantene products.

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What are the defects?

Benzene has been detected in certain batches of the product.  Benzene is not an ingredient in the product.  

What are the hazards?

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 should consumers do?

Consumers should stop using the product and dispose of it safely. Consumers should contact Procter and Gamble Australia to request a refund.

For more information, please contact the Consumer Care Team by phone on 1800 028 280 (Monday to Friday, 9am - 6pm AEST) or visit

Traders who sold this product

Coles, Woolworths, Priceline, IGA, Foodland, Terry White Chemist, Cincotta, Good Price Pharmacy, Amazon. 

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Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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