P&G Conditioner and Shampoo Benzene Recall

P&G Conditioner and Shampoo Benzene Recall

Updated: December 2, 2022

Form Deadline: Class Action Deadline 01/23/23

Estimated Payout: $10.50

Proof required: No

Procter & Gamble Aerosol Products Class Action

The P&G Recall is closed as of December 3, 2022. However, Procter & Gamble has settled an $8,000,000 class action lawsuit related to the sales and marketing of specific aerosol spray can products. The $8 Million class action settlement is open to claims until January 26, 2023. The products affected include:

• Aerosol antiperspirant
• Deodorant
• Body Spray
• Dry Shampoo
• Dry Conditioner
• Other products

The list of Procter & Gamble brands that include some of these spray can products are:

• Secret
• Old Spice
• Pantene
• Aussie
• Herbal Essences
• Hair Food
• Waterl<ss

The deadline to submit a claim in the P&G Shampoo, Conditioner, Body Spray product class action settlement is January 26, 2023. You can find the claim form and the full context for the class action here.

What's The Procter & Gamble Shampoo/Conditioner Recall About?

In 2019, The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG) issued a voluntary product recall to the consumer level of aerosol dry conditioner spray products and aerosol dry shampoo spray products from Pantene, Aussie, Herbal Essences, and Waterl<ss produced in the United States, in addition to previously discontinued aerosol dry shampoo products from Old Spice and Hair Food, due to the presence of benzene detected in some products.

In November of 2022, the recall progressed to a class action settlement, which you can find more information on how to file a claim form for here.

How Do I Qualify For Payment?

If you purchased aerosol dry shampoo or aerosol dry conditioner spray products that are listed as impacted, you may qualify for reimbursement from Procter and Gamble or one of its subsidiary companies Pantene, Aussie, Herbal Essences, Hairfood, Old Spice or Waterl<ss. To see if you purchased qualifying products you can check the list available on Procter and Gamble's website:

Check the official list of recalled products here.

How Much Can I Get?

The recall reimbursement amount has yet to be determined. However, you can claim up to 5 units without proof of purchase. If you would like to get reimbursed for more than 3 purchases, the official website states that you can fill two forms out. If you would like to claim more than 5 units, proof of purchase may be required.

How Do I File for Reimbursement and Get Paid?

The Procter and Gamble shampoo / conditioner recall is now closed to claims. The class action for the same matter is available here. The list of all the affected products' home sites are below for reference:


If you have further questions, you can also seek more information via the Procter and Gamble Consumer Care team at 1-888-674-3631 from Monday to Friday from 9:00am to 6:00pm EST.

How Do I Find Class Action Settlements?

Find all the latest Class Action Settlements you can qualify for by getting notified of new lawsuits as soon as they are open to claims: