This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet
Energizer Holdings initiates a voluntary recall suggesting that users of its Banana Boat UltraMist continuous spray sunscreen products are still susceptible to burns, though not from the sun. More news in brief.
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Energizer Personal Care’s recall of 23 Banana Boat spray sunscreen SKUs came in response to five reports of consumers burned after using the products. A broader problem may be the lack of a formal or recognized industry standard for dispensing volumes of continuous spray sunscreens.
FDA has launched an inquiry following a report that a consumer suffered second-degree burns after using a Banana Boat spray sunscreen from Energizer Personal Care. The firm submitted data to FDA demonstrating the safety and efficacy of spray sunscreens in support of their inclusion in the final monograph.
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