Popular juice-flavored mineral water made by Koala Springs International was pulled from shelves across the country Tuesday after tests found traces of a cancer-causing substance.

The Australian company recalled hundreds of thousands of bottles and cans of the drink after the Florida Health Department found samples with 11 to 18 parts per billion of benzene.That level of benzene does not pose a significant health risk and may be similar to levels found naturally in fruit or fruit drinks, but it exceeds the 1 part per billion maximum for bottled water under Florida law, said Dr. Richard Hunter, Florida's assistant health officer for environmental health.

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