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The presence of a carcinogen causes dozens of Herbal and Pantene shampoos to be withdrawn from the market

The presence of a carcinogen causes dozens of Herbal and Pantene shampoos to be withdrawn from the market

Dozens of products, including dry shampoo, Pantene, Herbal Essences, Hair Food, Old Spice and Australian brands, have been pulled from the market because they contain a potentially cancer-causing substance.

according to Release From Procter & Gamble, the company responsible for these brands, there is a record of removing more than 30 aerosol products, some of which are sold on websites that resell them to Portugal.

The subject of controversy is the presence of benzene, which has been discovered in some of these products, a substance “classified as carcinogenic to humans,” according to the same note.

Procter & Gamble asserts that “exposure to benzene can occur through oral and dermal inhalation and can lead to cancer, including leukemia and blood disorders that can be fatal,” if present at high levels.

However, the company notes that “cBased on exposure model and cancer risk assessments published by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), daily exposures to benzene levels are not expected. Found From products In our tests, it causes adverse health consequences.”

Gasoline is omnipresent in the environment. Humans around the world are exposed daily to this substance from various sources at home and abroad.” Concludes Still the company.

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