Health Ministry on alert after shampoo recall

 
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The Ministry of Health (Minsa), reported that it is on alert after the statement issued by the company Unilever US that refers to a voluntary withdrawal – in the United States – of batches of dry, shampoo due to the possible presence of benzene (also known as benzol, a colorless liquid with a sweet smell).

In Panama, no case has been  , but the Minsa indicated that the alert sent by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is being followed up.

The FDA recently published a consumer-level voluntary product recall of select lot codes of dry shampoo spray products produced prior to October 2021 from Dove, Nexxus, Suave, TIGI (Rockaholic and Bed Head), and TRESemmé. due to potentially elevated levels of benzene.

The statement issued by the company details that, based on an independent evaluation of health hazards, daily exposure to benzene in the recalled products at the levels detected in the tests would not be expected to cause adverse health consequences.

Unilever US is withdrawing these products as a precaution, although it is indicated that they have received no reports of adverse events to date related to this withdrawal, the Minsa detailed in a press release.

 

The Ministry of Health (Minsa), through the National Directorate of Pharmacy and Drugs, reported that it is on alert after the statement issued by the company Unilever US that refers to a voluntary withdrawal – in the United States – of batches of shampoos dry. This is due to the possible presence of benzene (also known as benzol, a colorless liquid with a sweet smell).

In Panama, no case has been registered, but Minsa indicated that the alert sent by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is being followed up.

The FDA recently published a consumer-level voluntary product recall of select lot codes of dry shampoo spray products produced prior to October 2021 from Dove, Nexxus, Suave, TIGI (Rockaholic and Bed Head), and TRESemmé. , due to potentially elevated levels of benzene.

The statement issued by the company details that, based on an independent evaluation of health hazards, daily exposure to benzene in the recalled products at the levels detected in the tests would not be expected to cause adverse health consequences.

Unilever US is withdrawing these products as a precaution, although it is indicated that they have received no reports of adverse events to date related to the withdrawal.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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