Pfizer Inc. said on Sept. 16 the company was recalling all lots of the anti-smoking treatment Chantix due to high levels of cancer-causing agents called nitrosamines in the pills.

Pfizer Inc. said on Aug. 13 the company is recalling four additional lots of the anti-smoking treatment Chantix after finding elevated levels of cancer-causing agents called nitrosamines in the pills.

Pfizer issued a voluntary recall for 12 lots of the company’s anti-smoking drug Chantix (varenicline) due to the presence of a nitrosamine impurity exceeding the company’s established Acceptable Daily Intake (ADI) level. As a result, Pfizer is pausing distribution of Chantix and is accelerating the company’s internal testing of the product.

Johnson & Johnson is voluntarily recalling five Neutrogena and Aveeno brand aerosol sunscreen products after detecting a cancer-causing chemical in some samples.

Dutch medical equipment company Philips recalled some breathing devices and ventilators because of a foam part that might degrade and become toxic, potentially causing cancer.

Two weeks after announcing concerns about high-levels of carcinogens in popular diabetes drugs, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the first voluntary recalls of this class of drugs manufactured by five companies.

Johnson & Johnson said recent tests showed that Johnson’s Baby Powder was free of asbestos, after FDA investigations reported trace amounts of the material in the product earlier in 2019.

Johnson & Johnson said recent tests showed that Johnson’s Baby Powder was free of asbestos, after FDA investigations reported trace amounts of the material in the product earlier in 2019.

Johnson & Johnson is recalling around 33,000 bottles of baby powder in the United States after the U.S. health regulators found trace amounts of asbestos in samples taken from a bottle purchased online.

GlaxoSmithKline Plc is recalling the company’s heartburn medicine Zantac as a “precautionary measure” due to a probable cancer-causing impurity in the drug, Britain’s medicines watchdog said.