FDA Warns Against Using 5 Additional Toxic Hand Sanitizers

Rebekah Sager
July 06, 2020 - 9:41 am
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    The Food and Drug Administration initially sent out a warning about the use of nine hand sanitizers, all made in Mexico. Now, the FDA is listing an additional five hand sanitizers it says customers should avoid. 

    Monday, the FDA is advising consumers to avoid additional five products from the brands listed below, as well as these specific products with NDC numbers, which it said tested positive for methanol:

    Here's the list of the 5: 

    Grupo Insoma's Hand Sanitizer Gel Unscented 70% Alcohol (with NDC numbers 75744-0200-3; 75744-0200-4; 75744-0201-5; 75744-0202-1; 75744-0250-1; 75744-0250-2; 75744-0500-1; 75744-1000-1; 75744-1000-3; 75744-1001-1)

    Transliquid Technologies' Mystic Shield Protection hand sanitizer (with NDC numbers 75477-435-02; 75477-435-10; 75477-435-12; 75477-435-25; 75477-435-50; 75477-534-10)

    Soluciones Cosmeticas SA de CV's Bersih Hand Sanitizer Gel Fragrance Free (with NDC numbers 75165-003-02; 75165-004-01; 75165-005-01; 75165-006-01; 75165-008-01; 75165-250-01; 75165-600-01)

    Soluciones Cosmeticas SA de CV's Antiseptic Alcohol 70% Topical Solution hand sanitizer (no NDC numbers listed)

    Tropicosmeticos SA de CV's Britz Hand Sanitizer Ethyl Alcohol 70% (with NCD numbers 76676-402-01; 77676-402-02; 77676-402-03; 77676-402-04; 77676-402-05; 77676-402-06; 77676-402-07; 77676-402-08; 77676-402-09; 77676-402-10; 77676-402-11; 77676-402-12; 77676-402-13; 77676-402-14; 77676-402-16; 77676-402-17; 77676-402-18; 77676-402-19; 77676-402-20)

    In a statement from the FDA, "substantial methanol exposure can result in nausea, vomiting, headache, blurred vision, permanent blindness, seizures, coma, permanent damage to the nervous system or death."

    Here's the list of 9: 

    All-Clean Hand Sanitizer (NDC: 74589-002-01)

    Esk Biochem Hand Sanitizer (NDC: 74589-007-01)

    CleanCare NoGerm Advanced Hand Sanitizer 75% Alcohol (NDC: 74589-008-04)

    Lavar 70 Gel Hand Sanitizer (NDC: 74589-006-01)

    The Good Gel Antibacterial Gel Hand Sanitizer (NDC: 74589-010-10)

    CleanCare NoGerm Advanced Hand Sanitizer 80% Alcohol (NDC: 74589-005-03)

    CleanCare NoGerm Advanced Hand Sanitizer 75% Alcohol (NDC: 74589-009-01)

    CleanCare NoGerm Advanced Hand Sanitizer 80% Alcohol (NDC: 74589-003-01)

    Saniderm Advanced Hand Sanitizer (NDC: 74589-001-01)