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Banana Boat Aerosol Sunscreen Recalled After Stow Man Catches Fire

 Tuesday, October 23, 2012

 CBS Boston

The makers of Banana Boat sunscreen announced on Friday that they are voluntarily recalling an entire line of aerosol sunscreens over the risk that they could catch fire after being applied to a person’s skin. WBZ-TV reported back in May that Brett Sigworth of Stow stepped in front of a barbecue grill shortly after applying the aerosol spray-on sunscreen, and his body was immediately engulfed in flames. Sigworth suffered second-degree burns on his chest, ear and back. The makers of Banana Boat, Energizer Holdings, say they believe the problem has to do with the design of the UltraMist spray can.