Procter and Gamble Recalls 18 Old Spice and Secret Products Due to a Carcinogenic Chemical.
The aerosol antiperspirants were sold in stores across the country and online.
The FDA said the products may have benzene, which is known to lead to blood cancer and other blood diseases.
There have been no reports of adverse effects from the products. The affected products are used as antiperspirant spray products and are packaged in aerosol cans. See below for product names and UPC codes and additional descriptions.
037000728870: Old Spice Sweat Defense Pure Sport Plus Dry Spray Antiperspirant / Deodorant 107 g
037000728863: Old Spice Sweat Defense Stronger Swagger Dry Spray Antiperspirant / Deodorant 107 g
012044029053: Old Spice Sweat Defense Ultimate Captain Dry Spray Antiperspirant / Deodorant 107 g
056100008965: Secret Baby Powder Spray Antiperspirant / Deodorant 122 g
037000729587: Secret Dry Spray Lavender Antiperspirant / Deodorant 107 g
037000729600: Secret Dry Spray Waterlily Antiperspirant / Deodorant 107 g
If you have one of the sprays, you can contact the company to get a refund.
Consumers with questions regarding this recall can seek more information through the Consumer Care team at 888-339-7689 Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. EST or by visiting www.oldspice.com or www.secret.com for more information about the products concerned and to learn how to get reimbursement for qualified products. Consumers should contact their doctor or healthcare provider if they have experienced any problems that may be related to the use of these products.