Skip to content

Coppertone Recalls Sunscreen Because of Benzene Contamination

Coppertone Recalls Sunscreen Contaminated With Benzene

Coppertone Recalls Sunscreen Because of Benzene Contamination 1

On September 30, 2021, Coppertone issued a voluntary recall of some of its aerosol sunscreen products because they tested positive for benzene. Benzene is a known human carcinogen and is the reason for a recent string of sunscreen and other consumer product recalls.

In its announcement, Coppertone, which Beiersdorf owns, said that it was voluntarily recalling twelve lots of “five Coppertone aerosol sunscreen spray products manufactured between the dates of January 10, 2021 and June 15, 2021.”

Test samples from these particular lots contained benzene, which, according to Coppertone, is not an ingredient in sunscreen products.

The recall only applies to certain lots of spray sunscreens. These are the specific Coppertone sunscreen products impacted by this recall as posted on the website of the Food and Drug Administration:

00072140028817
Coppertone Pure Simple Baby SPF 50 SPRAY 5OZ 12S
TN0083J
1/10/2021

00072140028817
Coppertone Pure Simple Baby SPF 50 SPRAY 5OZ 12S
TN0083K
1/11/2021

00072140028824
Coppertone Pure Simple Kids SPF 50 SPRAY 5OZ 12S
TN00854
1/12/2021

00072140028824
Coppertone Pure Simple Kids SPF 50 SPRAY 5OZ 12S
TN00855
1/14/2021

00072140028701
Coppertone Sport Mineral SPF 50 SPRAY 5OZ 12S
TN008KU
3/15/2021

00072140028701
CT Sport Mineral SPF 50 SPRAY 5OZ 12S
TN008KV
3/16/2021

00072140028800
Coppertone Pure Simple SPF 50 SPRAY 5OZ 12S
TN00BR2
3/31/2021

00072140028817
Coppertone Pure Simple Baby SPF 50 SPRAY 5OZ 12S
TN009GH
3/31/2021

00072140028824
Coppertone Pure simple Kids SPF 50 SPRAY 5OZ 12S
TN00857
4/6/2021

00041100005069
Coppertone Travel Size Sport Spray SPF 50 1.6OZ 24S
TN00BU3
5/6/2021

00072140028800
Coppertone Pure Simple SPF 50 SPRAY 5OZ 12S
TN00CJ4
6/15/2021

00072140028824
Coppertone Pure Simple Kids SPF 50 SPRAY 5OZ 12S
TN00CJV
6/15/2021

In its recall notice, Coppertone has advised consumers to stop using these specific aerosol sunscreen products and to dispose of them. If anyone experienced adverse health consequences from using the recalled sunscreens, Coppertone suggests contacting your health care provider right away. Consumers can contact visit www.sunscreenrecall2021.com to request a refund and obtain additional information.

Why Should You Worry About Benzene in Sunscreen?

Benzene exposure or benzene contamination can cause immediate and long-term health problems. Exposure to high levels of benzene can cause dizziness, headaches, seizures, nausea, confusion, rashes, coughing, itching, and more.

Benzene is also a human carcinogen. This means that with repeated exposure or exposure over time, it can cause cancer. Specifically, benzene causes an increased risk of blood cancer and bone marrow cancer like lymphoma, myeloma, and leukemia. Benzene can also cause other adverse health consequences like anemia and respiratory problems.

Humans are exposed to benzene in different ways-it is a widely used chemical and also found in nature. Humans can inhale or ingest it, or we can absorb it through our skin. Our skin is the body’s largest organ. It would make sense that repeated use of a product containing benzene may cause dangerous and unwelcome illnesses that can become life-threatening.

Coppertone Insists Recall is Out of An Abundance of Caution

Coppertone’s statement makes it clear that recall of the aerosol sunscreens is entirely voluntary and out of an abundance of caution. It is a precautionary measure. The announcement states that “Daily exposure to benzene at the levels detected in these affected Coppertone aerosol sunscreen spray products would not be expected to cause adverse health consequences based on generally accepted exposure modeling by numerous regulatory agencies.”

Coppertone also states that as of the recall date, the company received no reports of adverse health effects related to the recalled products.

Call Alonso Krangle, LLP, if You Were Injured by Recalled Coppertone Sunscreen

As with any product, manufacturers have responsibilities to the consumers who use sunscreen. Products must be safe for their intended use, and risks and warnings must be disclosed.
When the makers of consumer products, drugs, cosmetics, or sunscreen fail to disclose the risks and dangers or make an inherently dangerous product, consumers who suffer injuries might be entitled to collect compensation. This might be especially true if the product is the subject of a recall.

There are other sunscreens out there that have also been found to contain benzene. Some of the companies that make these other products have issued recall notices similar to the one issued by Coppertone. Consumers are starting to wonder who they can trust and what sunscreen products don’t increase a person’s risk of developing leukemia or other cancers.

If you used one of the five sunscreen products that have been recalled by Coppertone, find out if you are entitled to seek compensation by calling our lawyers at Alonso Krangle, LLP. Call 800-403-6191 today to learn about your legal rights when you get injured by recalled products.

 

Sources:

What Is My Case Worth?

Call 800-403-6191 or Submit This Form

Consent*
This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
Exceptional law firm
Exceptional law firm with wonderful & helpful staff
I. D.
Alonso Krangle LLP was absolutely wonderful handling my personal injury case
Alonso Krangle LLP was absolutely wonderful handling my personal injury case. The staff is extremely professional, prompt and helpful at all times. The attorneys truly care about their clients and their clients well being. I couldn’t be happier with their professional help throughout my entire case. I am so extremely thankful I chose to use Alonso Krangle LLP and ABSOLUTELY recommend this law firm if you have a personal injury case.
DM
Thank you for your years of service

I want to take this opportunity to again say thank you for your years of service working on my case, I sincerely appreciate you.

Respectfully,

VL
Thank you for being there for me
Thank you for being there for me. Thank you for helping me, I so appreciate what you did for me. Please extend my thanks to your staff also
DR
Dave Krangle Worked Restlessly On This Case Until We Won
I consider David Krangle as my attorney for many years now. Going back about 13 years ago my father was involved in a hit and run accident. David had gone the extra mile to win our case….. Mr. David Krangle worked restlessly on this case until we won the case. Since then, if anybody asks for a good attorney I recommend David Krangle with confidence. He has helped a number of my friends and relatives and they all appreciated his professionalism, prompt responses to any inquiry during case development, careful study of all details pertaining to their case. He treats his clients as family. Thank you, Mr. Krangle, wishing you a continued success, good health and prosperity.
K M
Absolutely Instrumental in Helping Me Expose Medicare Fraud That My Former Employer Was Engaging In
When you have to fight Goliath you better call David. Dave was absolutely instrumental in helping me expose Medicare fraud that my former employer (one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world) was engaging in. Dave took the time to listen to my concerns and my evidence. He worked tirelessly to bring the best resources to table so that our case would be investigated thoroughly and prosecuted. In the end, the Goliath was defeated thanks to Dave!
Mark W
Like To Express My Appreciation To You And Your Firm
I just would like to express my appreciation to you and your firm for assisting me with this matter. I am now a single mother of six children and I have been going through so much financial strife. I did not know how I would get school supplies for my children so I have been working two jobs to try to gain some extra funds. This is a blessing to me and my children. Thank you again for all you guys have done for us.
MC
They Treated Me Like I Was Family
I wanted to thank Alonso Krangle for helping me with my case. Not only were they able to get me much needed compensation for my injuries, but they kept in contact with me and explained every step of the process. They treated me like I was family.
F V
Making Sure I Get All The Therapy I needed Very Concerned About Your Situation On Your Side Taking Care Of All The Legal Issues
Where should I start from day one Mr. Krangle was on the phone for me making sure I get all the therapy I needed , Hes great about getting back to you right away should he happen to miss your call. Although, hes usually available. He is extremely attentive, and informative throughout the whole process. Its already stressful enough situation with all your injuries, doctors appointments, etc., so its good to have someone on your side taking care of all the legal issues. He is also very concerned about your situation .. Always stayed in contact he was just a phone call away literally .. If I can give him 10 stars I will. Hes the guy to see Thanks for everything, David -NF
David – NF
I can’t thank them enough for going above and beyond for me
Great law firm. Highly recommend them and I’m so glad that I found them. Everyone from David Krangle to his staff were very caring and sensitive when it came to my case. Always kept me up to date with every single update and were there for me professionally and emotionally every step of the way. It was a very difficult time in my life but dealing with everyone at Alonso Krangle made it so much easier to get through everything. I can’t thank them enough for going above and beyond for me.
AN
Mil gracias y que Dios lo bendiga
Buenas tardes Abogado para mi y mi familia fue un placer haber con sus eficientes servicios como nuestro abogado mil gracias y que Dios lo bendiga y lo siga acompañado en todos los casos que se le presenten y salga victorioso gracias 🙏
Gustavo P
Strongly Recommend Alonso Krangle As a Highly Experienced And Respected Firm

I consulted a close friend and well respected lawyer in the mid-Atlantic region regarding my hip revision surgery due to a medical device recall. Without hesitation, he strongly recommended contacting Alonso Krangle LLP to discuss my case. In his view, Alonso Krangle possessed extensive knowledge and experience in the type of litigation my case required, as well the respect of those throughout the judicial field for their professionalism. Equally as important, their personal focus on each individual’s case gives the client a feeling they are their only concern. My friend’s assessment could not have been more accurate.

Although in New York, Alonso Krangle could not have been more responsive or accommodating if they were located here in Virginia. I cannot recall a single time when my wife or I called their office and did not speak to either Andres Alonso or David Krangle. They were always completely available and ready to answer any and all of our questions. Their advice and recommendations were always honest, sincere, and accurate enabling us to plan accordingly. Legal proceedings can be a long process, but we never felt left out or forgotten thanks to timely updates initiated by Alonso Krangle. In the end, everything turned out as Alonso Krangle estimated from the beginning. I could not have expected better personal attention or concern from a family member handling my case. As with my friend, I too, would not hesitate to strongly recommend Alonso Krangle as a highly experienced and respected firm that will treat you like family.

LM and MM
I appreciate both of you lawyers
I appreciate both of you lawyers… You will do good for new clients!
RS
Excellent job
Some People just go the extra mile, Thanks for being one of them. Excellent job David!
VL
Excellent and fast 100% recommended to me

Excellent and fast 100% recommended to me in a matter of 7 months my request came out they are very good they treated me very well everyone thank you very much.

(Original) Excellent y rápido 100% recomendado a my en cuestión de 7 meses me salió mi demanda son muy buenos me trataron muy bien todos muchas gracias.

RMS
I am very pleased with the handling of my case by the Law Firm of Alonso and Krangle
I am very pleased with the handling of my case by the Law Firm of Alonso and Krangle. They did an excellent Dave Krangle is an extremely professional and knowledgeable attorney, a true gentleman. Leslie Escobar was helpful and caring at all times I would recommend this law firm to anyone who may have a personal injury case.
SM
Great job guys, thanks
I have been involved in lengthy litigation against a giant pharmaceutical company over the past several years. Alonso Krangle has been with me every step of the way, and has kept me up with the progress of my case. As their slogan says, they “Fight For Victims”. Great job guys, thanks.
V. L.
Thank you very much Mr. Andres for having won my case
I am very grateful for your excellent work, everything was professional. Thank you for giving me tranquility and for having so much patience with me and for the success and for the sweetness of Leslie. Once again, thank you very much Mr. Andres for having won my case.
JD
The world needs more people like yourself

I want to thank you for your kindness and compassionate communication through this process. I truly want to thank you for your time and for being such an advocate for people! The world needs more people like yourself .

All my best to you,

C
We were very fortunate to meet David Krangle
My husband and myself had been involved in a multiple vehicle accident 5 years ago. At that time we were given the name of Mr. David Krangle, attorney. It took close to 5 years of very diligent work for Mr Krangle to complete our case to everyone’s satisfaction. During those years of endless hours and hours of work that he put into our case yet whenever we reached out to Dave (as the years allowed us to call him) he was always available to us. His patience did seem endless. His professionalism in researching everything to make our turnout perfect for us was everything we expected and let us rest knowing things are following the right path. I know we were treated with the utmost respect from various insurance companies and other attorney’s because that was something Mr Krangle made sure of. In difficult times it can be intimidating to work with a professional but we were very fortunate to meet David Krangle who had the ability to share warmth and compassion with us during a trying time. Those are traits that we admired in David Krangle and are delighted to have worked with him.
ER
I love the whole damn firm!

I really only have just a statement. I LOVE YOU!! I also LOVE Alonso, I LOVE Krangle… I love the whole damn firm!

I definitely know the pain and suffering I went through… but I never thought you guys would be able to pull something off this awesome.

Much much love to my favorite people in New York… and about 47 other states.

R
I want to thank you for all your hard work and efforts in resolving our case
I want to thank you for all your hard work and efforts in resolving our case. I also want to thank you for personally responding to my calls… I realize that you have people that could have taken care of that for you…. But it meant a lot to me!!
S.L.
I highly recommend this firm
This firm shows out standing professionalism on all levels. Mr. Krangle is attentive and diligent though the entire process. I highly recommend this firm.
C.H.
They do what they say
They do what they say. With me they were very professional in every way possible.
N. J.
You’ll be in good hands!

I was involved in an accident and needed a good Personal Injury Attorney. A friend referred me to David Krangle of Alonso Krangle LLP. After my initial phone conversation with David, I was confident that I found the right Attorney. David was not only extremely thorough, he kept me updated on every stage of my case. Most importantly, he was always available for questions and followed-up promptly. In most cases, the same day. Since there was a 3-hour time zone difference, I was very appreciative from a client stand point.

With his expertise and guidance, I had a successful outcome. I felt very fortunate that David and his wonderful staff represented me.

If you ever find yourself in need of expert legal advice and guidance. I highly recommend you contact David Krangle of Alonso Krangle LLP. You’ll be in good hands!

F. M.
Highly recommend
Very professional law firm. Highly recommend.
B. M.
Thank you for everything you have done for me
David-Thank you for everything you have done for me. I appreciate you guys
JB
Kept Us Informed Every Step Of The Way And Made Sure All Our Questions Were Answered
David came recommended to me from a member of my family and now I know why . He achieved a very good result for my case. He kept us informed every step of the way and made sure all our questions were answered.
D G
My highest recommendation!
David – You are very smart, honest, knowledgeable and efficient! My highest recommendation! Any interested persons may contact me, Best,
Mr. S
Exceeded My Expectations
Thank you for your persistence…. Once again, I thank you for your expertise in my case. You’ve exceeded my expectations.
RG
Thank You From The Bottom Of My Heart For All Your Help

Andres,

I just want to thank you from the bottom of my heart for all your help. Tonight is the first night since January that I can finally breath a sigh of relief. Your determination and dedication to my case was by far beyond what I could ever imagined.

W W
Express Our Thank You To You For The Wonderful Job You Did With Our Daughter’s Case

Dear Andres,

We wanted to express our thank you to you for the wonderful job you did with our daughter’s case. You are a true professional and we are thankful that you are the one who helped us all through this. We couldn’t have asked for anyone better to have on our daughter’s side.

Respectfully,

Parent A B

Want to Know What Your Case May Be Worth?

Complete this form or call 800-403-6191 to find out if you have a claim and what you may be able to recover for your damages.

Consent*
This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.