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Benzene and methanol in Disney branded hand sanitizers leads to recall

Best Brands Consumer Products and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration have issued a recall of Disney branded Mickey Mouse and The Mandalorian hand sanitizer. The recall was initiated after FDA testing detected benzene in the Mandalorian hand sanitizer and methanol in the Mickey Mouse hand sanitizer.


 

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Another hand sanitizer recall has been issued due to the presence of Methanol

Tennessee Technical Coatings has issued a recall of all lots of their one gallon HAND SANITIZER Isopropyl Alcohol Antiseptic 75% after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration found it to contain methanol. The recalled hand sanitizer was distributed to retailers and wholesalers in Tennessee between April 2020 and August 2020.…

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Hand sanitizer recall expanded, again, now at more than 250 varieties

What began in June of 2020 as a recall of 9 hand sanitizers, has been expanded once again by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The number of hand sanitizer varieties recalled now totals 255. The recall is related to high levels of methanol found in the sanitizers.

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Undeclared methanol leads to recall of “medically Minded” hand sanitizer

Another month has come, and with it another hand sanitizer recall due to methanol. This time it’s 50 thousand bottles of “Medically Minded” hand sanitizer, sold by Global Sanitizers out of Las Vegas, Nevada.

 

Recalled Products:

E212020 & E082020

Best By - 5/21/2022

8.5 oz/250 ml bottles

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Hand sanitizers sold at Ulta and other stores recalled due to presence of Methanol, Benzene and Acet

Nearly a dozen varieties of hand sanitizers sold at Ulta, Marshalls, and TJ Maxx stores by Scentsational Soaps & Candles, Inc have been recalled due to the presence of methanol (wood alcohol), benzene, and acetaldehyde. In all, 8 total lots of hand sanitizer are being recalled by Scentsational Soaps &…

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FDA alert issued for alcohol-based hand sanitizer from Mexico

We’ve written a couple times the last few months about alcohol-based hand sanitizer manufactured in Mexico and its potential dangers. While the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has expressed concerns in the past, they’ve now gone one step further. They’ve issued an alert. This alert gives them the power to…

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Rubbing alcohol recalled due to methanol contamination

Soho Fresh 70% Rubbing Alcohol, manufactured by Essaar Inc., has been recalled by Essaar and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration due to methanol contamination. The recalled alcohol was sold in 33.81 oz. clear plastic bottles, with a lot number of 200528303.

 

Recalled Products:

Soho Fresh 70% Rubbing Alcohol

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List of unsafe hand sanitizers now stands at 165

At this point, it seriously might be easier to just start writing about which hand sanitizers are safe instead of which ones are not. This realization comes after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration added a few more sanitizers to their ‘Do Not Use’ list, ultimately bringing the total to…

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Could the hand sanitizer methanol contamination have been a ‘deliberate decision’ to cut costs?

We’ve written almost a half a dozen times the last couple months about the hand sanitizer recalls due to the presence of methanol. Now some experts are warning that this all could have been avoided if companies hadn’t “deliberately substituted ingredients that are harmful in order to cut costs.”

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Hand sanitizer sold at Target and Walmart added to FDA recall list

87. The list of recalled hand sanitizers potentially containing methanol (wood alcohol) now stands at 87. The latest recall includes hand sanitizers sold in Walmart and Target stores nationwide. 4E Brands, as well as Resource and Recovery Trading hand sanitizers are the latest to be recalled. 

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