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.
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.
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 &…
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…
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.
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…
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.”
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.
Hand sanitizer recall reaches new milestone, 75 sanitizers now recalled
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced over the weekend that a total of 75 hand sanitizers containing methanol have now been recalled. The recalls have left consumers unsure of what products are safe when trying to keep their hands clean. And when nearly 80% of those surveyed “regularly use…
FDA adds “import alert” to fight against toxic hand sanitizer
The number of hand sanitizers the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is concerned about due to methanol contamination now stands at 75. In addition to the growing list of recalled hand sanitizers, a number of them are now included on an “import alert” that was released on Friday, July 17,…