Spray-on Sunscreen Recalled Because of People Catching on Fire
The maker of Banana Boat sunscreen is recalling some of its spray-on products after reports that a handful of people have caught on fire after applying the lotion.
Energizer Holdings is pulling nearly two dozen formulations of UltraMist off store shelves due to the risk that the lotion can ignite when exposed to open flame.
The recall includes in Canada includes Banana Boat Ultra Defense SPF 60 Spray Sunscreen (180ml), and Banana Boat Sport Performance SPF 60 Spray Sunscreen (180ml).
In the U-S it includes products like UltraMist Sport, UltraMist Ultra Defence and UltraMist Kids.
A company spokesman said there have been five reports of people catching fire after applying the sunscreen in the last year, four burn cases were reported in the U-S, one in Canada.