Mary Alice Reporting –

Procter & Gamble (P&G) is recalling all lots with expiration through September 2023 of specific Old Spice and Secret aerosol spray antiperspirants.

This is due to the detection of Benzene in the above products; as well as, Old Spice Below Deck aerosol.

Benzene is classified as a human carcinogen. Exposure to benzene can occur by inhalation, orally, and through the skin and it can result in cancers including leukemia and blood cancer of the bone marrow and blood disorders which can be life-threatening. 

In light of the recall, consumers should stop using and appropriately discard the affected aerosol spray products.

If experiencing any problems that may be related to using these products, consumers should contact their physician or healthcare provider.

In total, eighteen different antiperspirant products are on the recall and for a complete list, go online to www.fda.gov.

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