Coppertone Spray Sunscreen Benzene Content Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Closed

Closed Settlement Statement:

According to court documents, the claim submission deadline has passed. Please contact the claims administrator if you have any questions.

Case Summary:

Bayer Healthcare, LLC and Beiersdorf, Inc. are spending $2.3 million to settle a class action alleging that misrepresentation and false labeling for certain Coppertone spray sunscreen products. The complaint alleged that benzene has been found in certain of the sunscreens and that the packaging and labeling for the products did not disclose this.

Docket Number:


Company: Bayer Healthcare, LLC

Filing Deadline: November 7, 2022

Objection Deadline: November 7, 2022

Exclusion Deadline: November 7, 2022

Final Approval Hearing: January 5, 2023

Proof of Purchase:

You do not have to have proof but you may be able to make a larger claim if you do.


You may be eligible if you are a natural person who, before August 2, 2022, bought any of the covered products below, for personal, family, or household use and not for resale.
- Pure & Simple SPF 50
- Pure & Simple Kids SPF 50
- Pure & Simple Baby SPF 50
- Sport Mineral SPF 50
- Sport SPF 50
- Sport SPF 30
- Sport SPF 15
- Complete SPF 50
- Complete SPF 30
- Glow Shimmer SPF 50
- Glow Shimmer SPF 30
- Kids SPF 50

Typical Settlement Amount:

Benefits: (1) Refund, with proof of purchase: Refund of the purchase price of the covered products, as shown on your proof of purchase. (2) Refunds, without proof of purchase: Refund of the estimated purchase price of the covered products, at the average retail price, for up to six covered products per household, plus 10% additional for sales tax. If you received a refund through the voluntary recall program, the amount of money you receive will be reduced by the amount of the refund you have already received. (3) Injunctive relief: Beiersdorf will require testing for the presence of benzene for at least eighteen months after the entry of the Preliminary Approval Order, and will takes steps as required by the results.

Total Settlement Amount: $2.3 million

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firms:
Levin Sedran & Berman
The Sultzer Law Group P.C.

Claim Form: Sunscreen Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Bangoura v. Beiersdorf, Inc. and Bayer Healthcare, LLC

Settlement Website: Sunscreen Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Angeion Group

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Sunscreen Settlement Claim Administrator
1650 Arch Street, Suite 2210
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Tags: Contaminated with Harmful Substances, Deceptive Advertising, Deceptive Labels