Sunblock Cancer Lawyer
Sunblock Cancer Claims
Sunblock is supposed to protect people from cancer. It’s not supposed to give people cancer. An independent product testing lab has found many popular brands contain benzene. Let’s take a look at what this means.
What Is Benzene?
Benzene is one of the 20 most widely-used chemicals in the United States. Additionally, it is a part of crude oil and gasoline. Benzene is a chemical known to cause cancer.
Why Is Benzene In Sunblock?
It is important to know benzene is not a normal ingredient in sunblock. However, testing did find high amounts of benzene in certain sunblock products. The product testing lab suggests the sunblocks are contaminated during manufacturing.
Independent Product Safety Testing
Manufacturers can’t be trusted to test their own products for safety. This situation highlights the importance of constant independent product testing. You might remember the Zantac recall of 2019? That testing revealed NDMA contamination in ranitidine.
Sunblock Brands That Contain Benzene
The following is a list of popular brands that contain benzene:
- Banana Boat
- CVS Health
- Fruit of the Earth
- Max Block
- Raw Elements
- Sun Bum
- Up & Up
Exposure To Benzene In Sunblock
Regular exposure to even low levels of benzene can create major health risks. People using sunscreen with benzene are at risk of the following:
While there is currently no direct study to link sunscreen and cancer, the news about benzene contamination is relatively new. This information could link people with the cause of their cancer.
Types Of Sunblock With Benzene
There are various ways to buy sunblock. The lab tested sunblock lotions and sprays. Out of nearly 300 products tested, 78 contained benzene. You can see the full report and list here.
Sunblock Cancer Lawsuits
Lawyers are currently researching sunblock cancer claims. If you have used the sunblocks listed and developed cancer, talk to an attorney. A sunblock cancer lawyer can help you establish your claim during a free consultation.