AN Australian law practice is examining a possible class action versus the developers of Banana Boat aerosol sun blocks after customers experienced being burned while using the items.
Bannister Law has introduced its examination today after it asked skincare product-testing company Eurofins Dermatest to carry out independent tests on 7 Banana Boat aerosol sunblocks.
The tests revealed that the sun security factor (SPF) for Banana Boat’s SPF 50+ aerosol variety disappointed the marketplace SPF 50+.
The law office bought the tests to be carried out after a mother-of-five pertained to them, declaring they suffered sunburn after using Banana Boat’s Ultra Clear Sunscreen Spray SPF 50+ and Kids Clear Sunscreen Spray 50+.
Charles Bannister, Founder, and Principal of Bannister Law stated the outcomes were stressing.
” Consumers anticipate sun blocks to meet the marketed SPF. All 7 aerosol ranges we checked fell well except the marketplace SPF 50+. To declare SPF 50+, items need to check higher that 60+,” he stated.
” Parents who’ve acquired Banana Boat Kids Clear Sunscreen Spray SPF 50+ for their kids are most likely to be especially worried.
” It appears that our customer’s experiences with her kids’ sunburn are not separated. “Previous media protection and many posts on Banana Boat’s own social media recommend an extensive pattern. Banana Boat has nevertheless recommended the issue was an application.”.
The makers of Banana Boat items, Edgewell Personal Care Australia, has challenged the test results.
In a declaration to News Corp Australia today, a spokesperson stated: “We disagree and question the anomalous SPF results offered by Dermatest. These outcomes are totally irregular with the screening we have carried out at Edgewell’s trustworthy laboratories in accordance with the Australian necessary requirement as managed by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA). All Banana Boat items meet the SPF claim as identified on the pack.”.
” To even more support this the TGA has just recently carried out independent screening, that included Banana Boat Ultra Very High Protection Clear Spray SPF50+ sunblock, and found that items checked consisted of the appropriate levels of active components as defined on their labeling and adhered to the Australian regulative standards for sunblocks. To learn more, please see this.”.
” At Banana Boat, our primary concern is offering efficient sun defense for Australian customers. We guarantee the effectiveness of our items.”.
The examination into the class action follows Banana Boat dealt with many problems through social media about their sunblocks previously this year.
Mr. Bannister stated he thought the test revealed customers were not at fault.
” The tests carried out by Eurofins Dermatest show significant issues with Banana Boat’s aerosol variety and not customers’ bad application,” he stated.