Plaintiffs Say Benzene-Tainted Banana Boat Sunscreens Are Deceptive, Adulterated And Thus ‘Worthless’
Putative class actions against sunscreen product manufacturers for alleged violations of federal and state laws due to benzene contamination can be traced to testing reported in May by independent quality assurance firm Valisure, which bills itself as “the pharmacy that checks.”
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