Procter & Gamble Recalls Old Spice and Secret Aerosol Antiperspirants

Old-Spice-300x213The Procter & Gamble Company has voluntarily recalled all lots of specific Secret and Old Spice aerosol spray antiperspirants and Old Spice Below Deck aerosol spray products sold in the U.S. The products, which have expiration dates through September 2023, have been recalled due to the detection of benzene.

Benzene is classified as a carcinogen by the EPA and the International Agency for the Research on Cancer. The chemical has been linked in studies to leukemia, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, and multiple myeloma.

The affected products are antiperspirants and hygiene products packaged in aerosol cans. See the table below for product names and UPC codes:

  • 037000730347 Old Spice Hardest Working Collection Inv Spray Stronger Swagger 12/3.8 ounces
  • 012044044759 Old Spice Hardest Working Collection Inv Spray Stronger Swagger 3.8 ounces
  • 037000729747 Old Spice Hardest Working Collection Inv Spray Pure Sport Plus 12/3.8 ounces
  • 037000749479 Old Spice Hardest Working Collection Inv Spray Ultimate Captain 12/3.8 ounces
  • 012044001912 Old Spice High Endurance AP Spray Pure Sport 12/6 ounces
  • 037000695714 Old Spice Below Deck Powder Spray Unscented 12/4.9 ounces
  • 037000695707 Old Spice Below Deck Powder Spray Fresh Air 12/4.9 ounces
  • 012044048535 Old Spice Pure Sport 2021 Gift Set
  • 037000586906 Secret Aerosol Powder Fresh Twin Pack
  • 037000729860 Secret Fresh Collection Inv Spray Lavender 12/3.8 ounces
  • 037000729914 Secret Fresh Collection Inv Spray Water Lily 12/3.8 ounces
  • 037000729921 Secret Fresh Collection Inv Spray Light Essentials 12/3.8 ounces
  • 037000711087 Secret Aerosol Powder Fresh 12/6 ounces
  • 037000711094 Secret Aerosol Powder Fresh 12/4 ounces
  • 037000723721 Secret Fresh Collection Inv Spray Waterlily 3.8 ounces
  • 037000798842 Secret Fresh Collection Inv Spray Rose 12/3.8 ounces
  • 037000747642 Secret Outlast Inv Spray Completely Clean 12/3.8 ounces
  • 037000747727 Secret Outlast Inv Spray Protecting Powder 12/3.8 ounces

Consumers with the recalled products are advised to stop using them and throw them away.

Old Spice and Secret will offer reimbursements to consumers who have purchased products impacted by this recall. For more information, call the Consumer Care team at 888-339-7689 (M-F from 9 am – 6 pm EST), or visit the following websites:

https://oldspice.com/en-us/aerosolrecall

https://secret.com/en-us/aerosol-recall

Click here for the recall announcement.

 

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