Procter & Gamble announced TuesdayIt announced that it had initiated a voluntary recall for Old Spice and Secret spray-ons of antiperspirants, due to the presence a cancer-causing chemical.
It was available in both online and offline stores.
P&G was notified by the Food and Drug Administration that it had recalled its spray-on products due to benzene. FDA has confirmed that benzene is linked to cancers, including leukemia and bone cancer.
P&G advised customers not to use the affected products. However, they pointed out that the daily exposure to the antiperspirants’ benzene levels is unlikely to have any adverse effects on their health. The company stated that the recall was issued out of an abundance of caution and that they have not received reports of adverse reactions.
P&G has ordered stores to remove affected products from shelves. All customers who have purchased the deodorants in the recalls are advised by P&G to dispose of them.
The company claims it will also reimburse consumers who purchased products affected by the recall. Visit this page to learn more about how you can get reimbursement Old Spice’sOder Secret’sWebsite, or call P&G Consumer Care at 888-339-7899. Weekdays 9:00 a.m. – 6 p.m. ET.
Below is a complete list of all affected products. This recall covers all deodorants with expiry dates between September 2023 to now.
|012044001912||Old Spice High Endurance AP spray Pure Sport 12/6oz|
|012044044759||Old Spice Hardest Working Collection Inv Spray Stronger Swagger 3.8oz|
|037000729747||Old Spice’s Hardest Working Collection Inv spray Pure Sport Plus 12/3.8oz|
|037000730347||Old Spice Hardest Working Collection Inv Spray Stronger Swagger 12/3.8oz|
|037000749479||Old Spice Hardest Working Collect Inv Spray Ult Capt 12/3.8oz|
|037000695714||Old Spice Below Deck Powder Spray Unscented 12/4.9oz|
|037000695707||Old Spice Below Powder Spray Fresh Air 12/4.9oz|
|037000586906||Secret Aerosol Powder Fresh Twin Pack|
|037000711087||Secret Aerosol Powder Fresh 12/6OZ|
|037000711094||Secret Aerosol Powder Fresh 12/4OZ|
|037000723721||Secret Fresh Collection Inv spray Waterlily 3.8oz|
|037000729860||Secret Fresh Collection Inv Spray Lavender 12/3.8oz|
|037000729914||Secret Fresh Collection Inv spray Water Lily 12/3.8oz|
|037000729921||Secret Fresh Collection Inv Spray Light Essentials 12/3.8oz|
|037000798842||Secret Fresh Collection Inv Spray Rose 12/3.8oz|
|037000747642||Secret Outlast Spray Completely Clean 12/3.8oz|
|037000747727||Secret Outlast Inv Spray Protecting Powder 12/3.8oz|
|012044048535||Old Spice Pure Sport 2021 gift set|