International – P&G discovers cancer-causing benzene in 18 consumer products

Beauty international has recalled all of the affected Old Spice and Secret skus

Procter & Gamble has voluntarily recalled 18 consumer products after it detected benzene, a known carcinogen to humans, in the formulas.

Eight skus from Old Spice, including two from its Below Deck line, and ten from P&G’s women’s body care brand Secret were removed from shelves in the US.

All of the affected products were a form of body spray or antiperspirant and packaged in aerosol cans…