Nivea Sun Protect & Moisture SPF30 Sunscreen Lotion


Nivea Sun Protect & Moisture SPF30 Sunscreen Lotion

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Australia FlagAustralia/Canberra: Beiersdorf Australia Ltd., a North Ryde, New South Wales establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Nivea Sun Protect & Moisture SPF30 Sunscreen Lotion products from the Australian marketplace due to reported elevated levels of Benzene and consequential risks of Cancers of the Blood and Blood-Forming Tissues, including the Bone Marrow and the Lymphatic System including Leukemia, all serious health and safety hazards requiring immediate medical intervention to minimize pain and suffering as well as prevent life-changing injury.

ACCC: https://cutt.ly/GHYjQHf

Direct link: https://www.productsafety.gov.au/recalls/beiersdorf-australia-ltd-%E2%80%94-nivea-sun-protect-moisture-spf30-sunscreen-lotion-200ml

Additional information:
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) reports the following Sunscreen Lotion products are subject to this recall:

  • Nivea Sun Protect & Moisture SPF30 Sunscreen Lotion products, sold in 200 ml bottles with a product code of 85616, a batch/lot number of 12640440-BN, an expiry date code of 06/2024, a regulator designation of AUSTL 270876 and a barcode number of 4005808550319

==> No DINs, item numbers, best-before date codes, manufacturing date codes, production dates, registration numbers, agency approval designations or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

These Sunscreen Lotion products were known to be marketed, distributed and sold from API, Clifford Hallam, Sigma and Symbion stores throughout Australia, although it is always possible these Sunscreen Lotion products had wider distribution outside the country. When in doubt, please contact the manufacturer for specific product information.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation.

According to the ACCC, Beiersdorf Australia has recalled certain batch/lots of Nivea Sun Protect & Moisture SPF30 Sunscreen Lotion products from the Australian marketplace due to reported elevated levels of Benzene, a substance that may pose a risks to the health of people who utilize the product in a reasonable manner expected with its intended design and anticipated use.

As a direct result of this reported defect, you should neither serve nor consume the recalled Sunscreen Lotion Spray products identified above.

Benzene is classified as a human carcinogen. Exposure to benzene can occur by inhalation, orally, and through the skin and it can result in Cancers including Leukemia and Blood Cancer of the Bone Marrow and Blood Disorders which can be life-threatening.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm drug poisoning, adulteration or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any drug, return it to your retailer for refund, making sure pets and small children can’t access the suspect product.

Proposed Remedy:
If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession the recalled Sunscreen Lotion products, please do not use them. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund. You can also contact Beiersdorf Australia at http://www.nivea.com.au/highlights/nivea-sun-recall to complete the online form to receive a refund, and then dispose of the product adhering to local environmental laws and/or regulations.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to properly treat Benzene contamination.

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If you have any further questions, comments or complaints about this recall notification, please contact Beiersdorf Australia Customer Service on 1800 103 023 during normal business hours, Australian Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected faulty and/or dangerous Sunscreen Lotion products, please search for “sunscreen” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
ACCC PRA number: 2022/19462
Recalls Direct RIN: 15814-2022
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