Banana Boat Sunscreen Recalled Due To Fire Risk

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(KTVI)-The maker of Banana Boat sunscreen is recalling one of its spray-on varieties after reports that people have caught on fire after applying the lotion. Energizer Holdings, based in St. Louis, is pulling nearly two dozen formulas of UltraMist off store shelves due to the risk that the lotion may ignite when exposed to open flame.

The problem appears to be with the product's spray valve, which is over applying the product. If the sunscreen doesn't dry completely, it can catch on fire.

The company says there have been five reports of people catching on fire after applying the product in the last year, four cases in the U.S. and one in Canada.

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