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Type of Product Medicine
TGA Recall Reference RC-2022-RN-00620-1
Product Name/Description Cancer Council Sensitive Sunscreen SPF50+ 110mL (Tube) and Cancer Council Sensitive Sunscreen SPF50+ 200mL (Pump)

Batch numbers: 1103178 (tube) and 1099751 (pump)
Expiry dates: 02/2024 and 10/2023

AUST L 278913
Recall Action Level Consumer
Recall Action Classification Class II
Recall Action Commencement Date 26/04/2022
Responsible Entity VitalityBrands Worldwide Pty Ltd
Reason/Issue VitalityBrands Worldwide are informing of benzene contamination in one of the raw materials has led to low level contamination of some sunscreen finished goods. Two batches containing the contaminated material had benzene above the acceptable limit.

Benzene is a Class 1 residual solvent, which should not be employed in the manufacture of drug substances, excipients, and drug products because of its unacceptable toxicity (it is a recognised carcinogen).

This action does not affect any other batches of Cancer Council Sunscreen.
Recall Action Recall
Recall Action Instructions Wholesalers:
- Inspect stock immediately and quarantine affected stock to prevent further distribution.
- If the affected stock has been forwarded to a retail store, contact that retailer with the Customer Letter and the Recall Acknowledgement Form, which they need to fill in and return to you, whether they have affected sunscreen or not.

- Inspect and quarantine affected batches immediately.
- Please contactVitalityBrands customer service on to arrange for a replacement.

- Consumers are advised to visit the Vitality Brands website page https:// for information regarding refunds and to stop using and dispose of the affected batches.
Contact Information 1300 364 515 - Customer care - vitality Brands