- Neutrogena® Beach Defense® aerosol
- Neutrogena® Cool Dry Sport aerosol
- Neutrogena® Invisible Daily™ defense aerosol
- Neutrogena® Ultra Sheer® aerosol
- Aveeno® Protect + Refresh aerosol
In the petition, the plaintiffs asked the JPML to transfer the growing number of cases to the U.S. District for the District of New Jersey.
“The actions involve nearly identical factual allegations that J&J’s sunscreen sprays are defective in that they contain the presence of benzene, a chemical linked to blood cancers …"
The popularity of Neutrogena and Aveen skincare and sunscreen products demonstrates the need for multidistrict litigation. This coupled with the fact that the claims will have similar fact patterns make the case for a new MDL to handle what are expected to be thousands of claims against the parent company Johnson & Johnson.
According to the Daily Voice, "A team of researchers is now asking the Food and Drug Administration to recall a number of sunscreen brands after finding that they may contain a cancer-causing chemical.
This follows an earlier recall of five sunscreen brands.
The New York Post reported that a team of researchers led by Executive Director of Haereticus Environmental Laboratory Craig Downs, asked the FDA to recall sunscreens containing octocrylene. They said the ingredient could degrade to suspected carcinogen benzophenone."
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