Product Liability Articles

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Airwick Aerosol Air Fresheners Recalled Due to Risk of Laceration

RB Manufacturing LLC “Reckitt” of Parisppany, New Jersey, has recalled about 67,000 units of AirWick Fresh New Day aerosol air fresheners – “Fresh Linen” and “Fresh Waters” scent. The recall involves air fresheners in 8-ounce aerosol cans with a blue and white can, white cap, and green AirWick logo (for “Fresh Linen” scent), and with…

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Dry Shampoo Products Recalled Due to Elevated Benzene Levels

Unilever has recalled several dry shampoo aerosol products produced prior to October 2021 from Dove, Nexxus, Suave, TRESemmé, Bed Head, and Rockaholic due to potentially elevated levels of benzene.  Valisure, an independent laboratory that provides quality assurance throughout the healthcare industry, reported that these brands of dry shampoo do in fact contain high levels of…

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The Laundress Cleaning Products Recalled Due to Bacteria

Over eight million units of The Laundress laundry detergents, fabric conditioners, and other household cleaning products were recalled due to the presence of bacteria.  The Consumer Product Safety Commission indicated that testing revealed the presence of Burkholderia cepacia complex, Klebsiella aerogenes, and multiple species of Pseudomona. These bacteria can cause serious infections that require medical…

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Benzene Found in Dry Shampoos Prompts Recall

Valisure, a Connecticut-based independent testing laboratory, filed an FDS Citizen Petition after finding quantifiable levels of benzene in 70% of the dry shampoo samples it tested. Benzene is recognized by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the World Health Organization, and other regulatory agencies as a known human…

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