DermCafé Safety Announcement: Valisure Detects Benzene in Some Sunscreens
❗Valisure recently detected benzene (a known carcinogen) in a number of sunscreens.❗
This is due to a 𝙘𝙤𝙣𝙩𝙖𝙢𝙞𝙣𝙚𝙣𝙩 during production, and isn't related to the sunscreen ingredients themselves.
This is 𝙉𝙊𝙏 a reason to stop using sun protection. 𝐒𝐮𝐧𝐬𝐜𝐫𝐞𝐞𝐧 𝐢𝐧𝐠𝐫𝐞𝐝𝐢𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐬 𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐬𝐚𝐟𝐞 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐬𝐡𝐨𝐮𝐥𝐝 𝐛𝐞 𝐮𝐬𝐞𝐝 𝐭𝐨 𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐭𝐞𝐜𝐭 𝐟𝐫𝐨𝐦 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐤𝐧𝐨𝐰𝐧 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐛𝐥𝐢𝐬𝐡𝐞𝐝 𝐫𝐢𝐬𝐤 𝐨𝐟 𝐬𝐤𝐢𝐧 𝐜𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐞𝐫. ☀️🧑🏼⚕️
Se below for the list of tested products that were revealed NOT to contain benzene
Full Valisure Study results can be found here
Speak to a DermCafé Board-Certified Dermatologist if you have any questions about sun safety or skin cancer prevention