A recently published pharmaceutical study has concluded that many sunscreen brands contain benzene, a harmful chemical known to cause leukemia. The products that fill store shelves must undergo proper safety testing to ensure they’re safe for the consumer, a fact that makes the negligent inclusion of this chemical an intolerable offense.
Chemical products, like sunscreen, are considerably more important to inspect prior to sale, as any harmful ingredients can cause serious harm to an innocent consumer. Our experienced attorneys are no strangers to product liability laws and can assist you in recovering the damages you’ve sustained during this traumatic experience. If you or a loved one have used a dangerous sunscreen product and suffered the consequences, Morgan & Morgan can help hold the at-fault party responsible for their disregard toward your well-being.
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How Do I Know if I Was Affected?
Unfortunately, the list of affected brands is lengthy, as many of the 69 tested brands were found to contain benzene. Different sunscreen and after sun products were found to contain benzene. However, if you’ve used any of the following brands of sunscreen, you should stop immediately until you’ve contacted a professional:
- CVS Health
- Banana Boat
- Raw Elements
The full list of affected products is found here. While only certain products contain the cancer-causing chemical, you should treat all products from these companies with scrutiny until you’re certain of their safety.
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Sunscreen is a product that’s supposed to prevent cancer, not cause it. The negligent actions of these companies endangered the safety of your family without your knowledge. By teaming up with America’s largest personal injury law firm, you can fight back against this injustice and recover the compensation you need to move forward. With over 700 trial-ready attorneys and a network of support staff across the nation, you can rest easy knowing your case is in good hands.
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