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More Banana Boat spray sunscreens recalled

Written by: QMI Agency
Nov. 27, 2012

Banana Boat sunscreen. (HEALTH CANADA/HO)


Three more sunscreen sprays have been recalled due to the risk of the product lighting on fire after it's applied, Health Canada said Monday.

The latest recall includes Banana Boat's sport performance SPF 30, ultra defence SPF 30 spray and the oil spray SPF 15 varieties. But Health Canada said other spray sun care products could pose similar fire risks.

Last month, the manufacturer Energizer Personal Care recalled two different Banana Boat spray sunscreens.

"If a consumer comes into contact with a flame or spark prior to complete drying of the product on the skin, there is a potential for the product to ignite," the company said in a release.

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Energizer says it has received four reports of people suffering burns while using the products in the U.S., and one report in Canada.

In June, a Massachusetts man went up in flames after spraying himself with sunscreen while barbecuing.

 

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