November 14, 2020

YETI Rambler Travel Mugs With Stronghold Lid Recalled For Burn Hazard

YETI Rambler Travel Mugs with Stronghold Lid in one size are being recalled for possible injury and burn hazard. The recalled item is YETI Rambler 20 ounce Travel Mugs with Stronghold Lids. The magnet slider on the lid can eject and hot contents can spill out, posing injury and burn hazards. No injuries have been reported to date, although the company has received two reports of the magnetic slider being ejected after it was sealed with hot liquid. The recall is only for the Stronghold Lid version, not the traditional magnetic lid. The travel mugs were sold nationwide and online at the company's web site from October 1, 2020 to October 9, 2020 for about $35. The mugs were manufactured in China. The importer is YETI Coolers, LLC of Austin, Texas. About 241,500 travel mugs were offered … [Read more...]

Gorilla Grip Oven Liners Recalled For Possible CO Poisoning

Gorilla Grip oven liners are being recalled for possible carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. The recall is for Gorilla Commerce heavy duty oven liners. If the oven liner isn't cut or configured for the exact specifications of the appliance, and it is placed over any vents or other openings, carbon monoxide can build up, posing a risk of carbon monoxide poisoning. About 1,600 units of the product were sold online at Amazon and Gorilla Grip web sites from June 2020 through August 2020 for between $8 and $12. The black fiberglass liners were sold in a set of three. Extra Thick and Gorilla Grip with a gorilla logo are both printed on the packaging. The firm has received one report of a consumer's carbon monoxide alarm going off when using … [Read more...]

Mueller Austria Onion Choppers Recalled For Serious Laceration Hazard

Mueller Austria Onion Chopper is being recalled for "serious laceration hazard," according to the notice posted on the Consumer Protection Safety Commission web site. The product's locking tab can detach from the rest of the unit while it is being used, so fingers and hands can slide into the blades. Mueller Austria has received reports of 266 incidents of the tab breaking, which has resulted in 137 laceration injuries to hands and fingers. This product was sold at Amazon.com from September 2016 through July 2020 for about $20. This product was manufactured in Hong Kong. About 106,000 units are being recalled. More specifically, the recall is for Mueller Austria Onion Chopper Pro, model number M-700. The gray and green choppers are sold with two stainless steel discs, one 4-cup clear … [Read more...]

M Hand Sanitizer Recalled For Potential Methanol and Subpotent Ethanol

Medek LLC is voluntarily recalling all lots of M Hand Sanitizer Alcohol Antiseptic 80% because it contains methanol, or wood alcohol, and is sub-potent for ethanol, the correct type of alcohol that kills bacteria, according to the FDA. There have been no reports of adverse reactions about the use of this product receive by the company to date. The Risk Statement on the recall notice states: 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 accidently ingest these products and adolescents and adults who drink these products as an alcohol (ethanol) substitute, are most at risk … [Read more...]

Leafree Instant Hand Sanitizer Recalled, Labeled as Edible Alcohol

CorgioMed is recalling all lots of Leafree Instant Hand Sanitizer - Aloe Vera because it is labeled as edible alcohol. This product is an alcohol based rub that is used externally to reduce bacteria on the skin when soap and water are not available. The risk statement on the recall is: "Ingesting hand sanitizer, which is intended for topical use, may result in alcohol toxicity. Symptoms of alcohol toxicity may range from lack of coordination, slowed or slurred speech, drowsiness to coma, which can be fatal. Young children may experience a sharp decrease in blood sugar which may result in death. Pregnant women who ingest alcohol have experienced birth defects and developmental disabilities. Nursing mothers who ingest alcohol in above moderate levels may see developmental, growth and … [Read more...]

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...]

Harmonic Nature Hand Sanitizer is Recalled For 1 Propanol

Guadalupe, Nuevo Leon, Harmonic Nature is recalling Harmonic Nature Hand Sanitizer because it may contain 1-propanol, which can cause death when ingested. The products have been tested and do contain this chemical. The recall statement reads, "Any amount of 1-propanol with a concentration greater than or equal to 1% by volume that is unlisted in a product labeled as an ethanol-based hand sanitizer has a reasonable probability of acute toxicity from ingestion which can cause central nervous system depression, which could result in death, permanent impairment, or necessitate medical or surgical intervention. Populations most at risk include individual with alcohol addiction and adolescents, who have been known to ingest ethanol-based antiseptic rubs intentionally to become intoxicated, as … [Read more...]

Zanilast+Gel Hand Sanitizer Recalled For Containing 1-Propanol, a Toxic Compound

Nanomateriales SA de CV is recalling Zanilast+Gel hand sanitizer because it contains 1-propanol, that can cause acute toxicity when ingested. The recall notice states, "There is a reasonable probability of acute toxicity from ingestion which can cause central nervous system depression, which could result in death, permanent impairment, or necessitate medical or surgical intervention. Populations most at risk include individual with alcohol addiction and adolescents, who have been known to ingest ethanol-based antiseptic rubs intentionally to become intoxicated, as well as infants and children who may unintentionally ingest the defective product. Nanomateriales, SA de CV has not received any reports of adverse events related to this recall." This product is used as a hand sanitizer gel. … [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...]

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