Sunscreen Mass Tort Lawyers

Assisting Clients Nationwide with Sunscreen Lawsuits

The same sunscreen that is meant to protect you from skin cancer due to the sun’s harmful radiation could be what caused your recent cancer diagnosis. Several popular sunscreen brands have recently been recalled for unsafe benzene levels in them. Benzene is a chemical component that is a known carcinogen.

People who used benzene-laced sunscreen often might be at risk of:

  • Leukemia
  • Myeloma
  • Lymphoma
  • Other similar cancers

Did you use sunscreen often and were later diagnosed with cancer? There could be a connection that warrants a lawsuit against the sunscreen’s manufacturer. The Farmer & Klopfer can help you explore your options and take legal action. We assist clients in all 50 states.

Dial (301) 265-2220 to learn more about sunscreen lawsuits and mass torts.

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Sunscreen Lawsuit FAQ

  • What sunscreens contain benzene? 
    Mostly Johnson & Johnson Neutrogena® brand sunscreens have been linked to potentially unsafe levels of benzene exposure. The company voluntarily recalled many of its products after a third-party lab, Valisure, found benzene in its products. The recalled sunscreens are:
    • Neutrogena Beach Defense Oil-Free Body Sunscreen Spray, SPF 100
    • Neutrogena Beach Defense Spray Body Sunscreen SPF 50
    • Neutrogena CoolDry Sport Water-Resistant Sunscreen Spray SPF 50
    • Neutrogena CoolDry Sport Water-Resistant Sunscreen Spray SPF 70
    • Neutrogena Invisible Daily Defense Body Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 60+
    • Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Body Mist Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 30;
    • Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Body Mist Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 45
    • Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch Water Resistant Sunscreen SPF 70
    • Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Weightless Sunscreen Spray, SPF 100+
    • Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Weightless Sunscreen Spray, SPF 70
  • Is benzene really that dangerous? 
    Yes, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) agree that benzene is a carcinogen or a substance that can cause cancer in humans. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) considered benzene as a solvent that is unsafe in drug manufacturing, as well as other substances that could be accidentally ingested, such as sunscreen.
  • Do other brands include sunscreen? 
    According to Valisure’s research, benzene has also been detected in these sunscreen brands:
    • Aveeno
    • Banana Boat
    • Coppertone
    • CVS Health
    • EltaMD
    • Equate
    • Everyday
    • Fruit of the Earth
    • Goodsense
    • LaRoche-Posay
    • Max Block
    • Raw Elements
    • Solimo
    • Sun Bum
    • SunBurnt
    • TopCare
    • Up & Up
    • Walgreens
  • Who can sue for benzene exposure in sunscreen? 
    There is no amount of benzene that can be considered “safe” in sunscreen. As such, anyone who has used a benzene-contaminated sunscreen product might have a valid claim. People who have also been diagnosed with a form of cancer will have the strongest claims, though. For more information, contact our firm. We work with clients nationwide for sunscreen lawsuits.

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