August 16, 2022

bio aaa Advance Hand Sanitizer Recalled For Possible Methanol

AJR Trading is voluntarily recalling 2,004 units of bio aaa Advance Hand Sanitizer currently distributed in the United States because of possible presence of methanol in other lots of bio aaa Advance Hand Sanitizer. This lot has been teated and meets all appropriate specifications and tests, but the manufacturer is recalling it out of an abundance of caution. The recall notice has this risk statement: "Substantial methanol exposure could result in nausea, vomiting, headache, blurred vision, permanent blindness, seizures, coma, permanent damage to the nervous system, or death. Although all persons using these products on their hands may be at risk; young children who accidentally ingest them and adolescents and adults who drink these products as an alcohol (ethanol) substitute, are most … [Read more...]

Always Be Clean Hand Sanitizer Recalled For Declared Methanol

Open Book Extracts is voluntarily recalling all lots of Always Be Clean Hand Sanitizer and Just Hand Sanitizer at the consumer level that are labeled to contain methanol, or wood alcohol.The risk statement on the recall notice reads, "Substantial methanol exposure can result in nausea, vomiting, headache, blurred vision, permanent blindness, seizures, coma, permanent damage to the nervous system or death. Although all persons using these products on their hands are at risk, young children who accidentally ingest these products and adolescents and adults who drink these products as an alcohol (ethanol) substitute, are most at risk for methanol poisoning." The company sources hand sanitizer from a global chemical and fertilizer distributors. They have verified through a third-party lab … [Read more...]

V Klean Hand Sanitizer Gel, Others Recalled For Undeclared Methanol

Asiaticon SA de CV is recalling V Klean Hand Sanitizer Gel and other products because they may contain methanol (wood alcohol) and sub potent ethanol levels. Methanol does not have good antiseptic properties, and exposure to this chemical can cause nausea, vomiting, headache, and blurred vision. Methanol can be absorbed through the skin. Consuming methanol can cause permanent blindness, seizures, coma, permanent damage to the nervous system, and death. The company has not received any reports of adverse events related to this issue. The product is used as a hand sanitizer and is packaged in clear plastic bottles with clear tops. The recalled products, which include all lots, include: V Klean Hand Sanitizer Gel in 8.5 fl. ounce (250 ml) bottles with UPC number 716053704993 … [Read more...]

Yacana Hand Sanitizer Is Being Recalled For Undeclared Methanol

Yacana Hand Sanitizer is being recalled by Grupo Yacana Mexico SAS de CV of Guadalupe, Nuevo Leon, because it may contain methanol, or wood alcohol, and sub-potent ethanol. No reports of illness or adverse reactions have been reported to the company to date. The risk statement for this recall is: The use of sub-potent hand sanitizer products can have adverse health consequences related to infections. Ethanol levels below the label claim can result in a lack of efficacy. In addition, methanol has inferior antiseptic properties compared to ethanol. Substantial methanol exposure can result in nausea, vomiting, headache, blurred vision, permanent blindness, seizures, coma, permanent damage to the nervous system or death. Although all person using these products on their hands are at risk, … [Read more...]

Florance Morris Antiseptic Hand Sanitizer Recalled For Methanol

Grupo Asimex de Mexico SA de CV is voluntarily recalling all lots of FLORANCE MORRIS Antiseptic Hand Sanitizer, 70% Alcohol because it may contain undeclared methanol and may be sub-potent for ethanol content. The recall statement reads "The use of sub-potent hand sanitizer products can have adverse health consequences related to infections. Ethanol levels below the label claim can result in a lack of efficacy. In addition, methanol has inferior antiseptic properties compared to ethanol. Substantial methanol exposure can result in nausea, vomiting, headache, blurred vision, permanent blindness, seizures, coma, permanent damage to the nervous system or death. Although all person using these products on their hands are at risk, young children who accidently ingest these products and … [Read more...]

SkinGuard24 Hand Sanitizer Recalled For Labeled Methanol

SG24 LLC is voluntarily recalling SkinGuard24 Hand Sanitizer products that are labeled to contain methanol. Methanol is not allowed in hand sanitizer because it is toxic and can be absorbed through the skin. In addition, it can be fatal if ingested. Substantial methanol exposure can cause nausea, vomiting, headache, and blurred vision. If ingested, it can cause permanent blindness, seizures, coma, permanent damage to the nervous system, and death. Young children who accidentally ingest these products and adolescents and adults who drink them as and alcohol substitute are most at risk. There have been no reported adverse side effects related to these recalled products. The recalled products are all SkinGuard24 brand name. They include All Day Hand Sanitizer Plastic bottle with Foam … [Read more...]

Gelbac T Antibacterial Handgel Recalled For Methanol Content

Incredible Products SA DE CV is voluntarily recalling one lot of Gelbac T Antibacterial Handgel because it potentially contains methanol, wood alcohol, that is not permitted in these products. Methanol is toxic and can be absorbed through the skin. If consumed, methanol can and has caused permanent blindness, seizures, coma, and death. Young children and others who drink these products are most at risk. FDA sampling of the product at the port of entry found the undeclared methanol. The recalled product is Gelbac T Antibacterial Handgel that is packaged in 1 liter/33.8 ounce plastic bottles and 125 ml/4.2 ounce plastic bottles. These items were sold at the consumer level. The products are marketed and used as hand sanitizers to help decrease bacteria on the skin when soap and water are … [Read more...]

Command Brands Gel AntiBac Hand Sanitizer Recalled For Methanol

Roque Plast SA de CV is voluntarily recalling Command Brands Gel AntiBac Hand Sanitizer because it may be contaminated with methanol, or wood alcohol, that is not declared on the label. The FDA may have found the ingredient when the hand sanitizer was presented for import in the United States. The final analysis hasn't been received, but the FDA suggested the recall and the company complied. The recalled product is Command Brands Gel AntiBac Instant Hand Sanitizer sold in 8.4 fluid ounce (250 ml) plastic bottles. The UPC number on the label is 8_52239_00689_2. The recalled lot numbers are 200371-12, 200371OH-05, 170420OH-06, and 170420OH-8. The bottle is labeled with red, blue, and yellow stripes with the words Command Brands Gel AntiBac Instant Hand Sanitizer printed in yellow and blue … [Read more...]

Jaloma Antiseptic Hand Sanitizer Recalled For Undeclared Methanol

Laboratorios Jalona SA de CV is voluntarily recalling all lots and all bottle sizes of Jaloma Antiseptic Hand sanitizer because it contains methanol, or wood alcohol, that is not declared on the label. There have not been any reports of adverse reactions related to this recall. The recalled products include Jaloma Antiseptic Hand Sanitizer Ethyl Alcohol 62% With vitamin E, sold in 16.9 fluid ounce bottles. The UPC number on the product is 7 59684 51503 3. Lot number 0005295 expires in April, 2022, and lot number 0006373 expires in May, 2022. Also recalled is Jaloma Antiseptic Hand Sanitizer Ethyl Alcohol 62% With vitamin E, sold in 4 ounce bottles. The UPC number on that product is 7 59684 51502 6. The lot numbers are 0005412, which expires in April, 2022; 0007134, which expires in May, … [Read more...]

Four Americans Are Dead After Ingesting Methanol Hand Sanitizers

According to the Centers for Disease Control and PRevention's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report for the week of August 5, 2020, four Americans are dead after ingesting methanol hand sanitizers. Alcohol-based hand sanitizers should only contain ethanol or isopropanol, but recently, some of them have been found to contain methanol. Methanol, or wood alcohol, is toxic when absorbed through the skin and can kill if ingested. Children can accidentally consume this product, and some adults use ethanol or isopropanol for substitutes for alcohol. Many recalls of these products have been issued in the past few months. Food Poisoning Bulletin has been reporting about this issue. From May 1 through June 30, 2020, 15 cases of methanol poisoning were reported in Arizona and New Mexico … [Read more...]

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