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Shampoo Recall: Major Brands Affected Nationwide

A woman has her face turned away from the camera as she sprays something on her hair

Who doesn’t want a convenient way to look and feel fresh in the summer? This is a huge reason why dry shampoos are so popular, after all. That being said, not all of these convenient products are considered safe. In this case, those in aerosol cans are the ones in question. There was a recall on these types of products in 2022 and, now, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is updating this list. The reason for this recall has to do with one ingredient found in them: benzene.

In case you’re unaware, benzene is classified as a human carcinogen. So, when low levels of it were detected in these aerosol dry shampoos, the FDA and affected companies took action. Although they believe that daily use of these products is not dangerous enough to cause health issues, they say the recall is out of an “abundance of caution.”

A woman looks to the right as she sprays a product in her hair
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This is reassuring, particularly because of what benzene can cause. According to the National Cancer Institute, benzene can lead to cancers like leukemia and “other blood disorders.” It’s also an ingredient in gasoline.

Check Your Dry Shampoo: Is Yours On This Recall List?

According to the FDA, several brands are on this recall list. That includes Dove, Nexxus, TRESemmé, Suave, and more. You can find the recalled products in the list below:

  • Dove Dry Shampoo Volume and Fullness: 1.15 oz, 5 oz and 7.3 oz cans
  • Dove Dry Shampoo Fresh Coconut: 1.15 oz, 5 oz and 7.3 oz cans
  • Dove Dry Shampoo Fresh and Floral: 5 oz cans
  • Dove Dry Shampoo Ultra Clean: 5 oz cans
  • Dove Dry Shampoo Invisible: 5 oz cans
  • Dove Dry Shampoo Detox and Purify: 5 oz cans
  • Dove Dry Shampoo Clarifying Charcoal: 5 oz cans
  • Dove Dry Shampoo Go Active: 5 oz cans
  • Nexxus Dry Shampoo Refreshing Mist: 5 oz cans
  • Nexxus Inergy Foam Shampoo: 6.7 oz cans
  • Suave Dry Shampoo Hair Refresher: 5 oz cans
  • Suave Professionals Dry Shampoo Refresh and Revive: 4.3 oz cans
  • TRESemmé Dry Shampoo Volumizing: 1.15 oz, 5 oz and 7.3 oz cans
  • TRESemmé Dry Shampoo Fresh and Clean: 5 oz and 7.3 oz cans
  • TRESemmé Pro Pure Dry Shampoo: 5 oz cans
  • Bed Head Oh Bee Hive Dry Shampoo: 5 oz cans
  • Bed Head Oh Bee Hive Volumizing Dry Shampoo: 5 oz cans
  • Bed Head Dirty Secret Dry Shampoo: 2.1 oz cans
  • Bed Head Rockaholic Dirty Secret Dry Shampoo: 2.5 oz cans

What should you do if you discover that you own one of these products? You can visit this website to get instructions on how to get a refund. Stay safe everyone!

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