FDA Recalls Hand Sanitizers That Could be Harmful

Published July 10, 2020 | Health Department | Automatically Archived on 7/25/2020

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FDA is warning consumers and health care providers that the agency has seen a sharp increase in hand sanitizer products that are labeled to contain ethanol (also known as ethyl alcohol) but that have tested positive for methanol contamination. Methanol, or wood alcohol, is a substance that can be toxic when absorbed through the skin or ingested and can be life-threatening when ingested.

 

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