Coppertone Has Recalled Five Varieties of Aerosol Sunscreen Due to Presence of Cancer-Causing Agents

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Coppertone Sunscreen

Check your stash of sunscreen ASAP…

Just a head’s up! Coppertone is voluntarily recalling specific lots of five of their aerosol sunscreen spray products because they have identified the presence of the known carcinogen, benzene, which could potentially cause cancer.

If you are in possession of these products, Coppertone suggests that you stop using them immediately and throw them away.

You can request a refund for your products by heading here and filling out a mail-in form (no receipt is needed). Just mail it to the address provided at the top of the form. Beginning October 6th, you will also be able to submit your refund request online here.

Coppertone Mineral Sport Sunscreen

Here is a summary of the affected products being recalled…

  • Coppertone Pure & Simple SPF 50 aerosol sunscreen spray 5oz (Lot#’s TN00CJ4, TN00BR2)
  • Coppertone Pure & Simple Kids SPF 50 aerosol sunscreen spray 5oz (Lot#’s TN00857, TN00CJV, TN00854, TN00855)
  • Coppertone Pure & Simple Baby SPF 50 aerosol sunscreen spray 5oz (Lot#’s TN009GH, Lot# TN0083K, Lot# TN0083J)
  • Coppertone Sport Mineral SPF 50 aerosol sunscreen spray 5oz (Lot#’s TN008KU, TN008KV)
  • Coppertone Sport SPF 50 Travel-Size Aerosol Sunscreen Spray 1.6oz (Lot#’s TN00BU3)

For more information please visit or call 1-888-921-1537 with any questions or concerns you may have.

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Comments 5

  1. willowcat

    Ah, yes. Pure and simple benzene.

  2. Liz

    Makes me angry that most of these recalled were marketed for kids.

    • Jennifer (Hip Sidekick)

      I know 😢

  3. Cristine

    This is legit? It’s 10/6 and the online submission is not available.

    • Jennifer (Hip Sidekick)

      It is legit, but they must be behind getting the online submission process ready.

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