Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Takes Action to Place All Alcohol-Based Hand Sanitizers from Mexico on Import Alert to Help Prevent Entry of Violative and Potentially Dangerous Products into U.S., Protect U.S. Consumers

For Immediate Release:January 26, 2021 As part of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s continuing efforts to protect consumers from potentially dangerous or subpotent hand sanitizers, the agency has placed all alcohol-based hand sanitizers from Mexico on a countrywide import alert to help stop products that appear to be in violation from entering the U.S. until the agency is … Continue reading Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Takes Action to Place All Alcohol-Based Hand Sanitizers from Mexico on Import Alert to Help Prevent Entry of Violative and Potentially Dangerous Products into U.S., Protect U.S. Consumers

M Hand Sanitizer by Medek: Recall – Due to Potential Presence of Methanol (Wood Alcohol) and Subpotent Ethanol Levels

Summary Company AnnouncementDate: September 09, 2020FDA Publish Date: September 10, 2020Product Type: DrugsReason for Announcement: Contains Methanol and may be Sub-Potent for EthanolCompany Name: Medek, LLC,Brand Name: M ProductDescription: M Hand Sanitizer Alcohol Antiseptic 80% Company Announcement Medek, LLC is voluntarily recalling all lots of M Hand Sanitizer Alcohol Antiseptic 80% 128 oz/3,785 mL to … Continue reading M Hand Sanitizer by Medek: Recall – Due to Potential Presence of Methanol (Wood Alcohol) and Subpotent Ethanol Levels

Albek de Mexico S.A. de C.V. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of All Hand Sanitizers Due to Potential Presence of Undeclared Methanol

Company Announcement SAN JUAN del RIO QUERETARO, Mexico -- ALBEK de Mexico S.A. de C.V. is voluntarily recalling all lots and all brands of hand sanitizer currently in US distribution to the consumer level. The products were manufactured between November 7, 2019 and June 28, 2020. This recall is being initiated out of an abundance … Continue reading Albek de Mexico S.A. de C.V. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of All Hand Sanitizers Due to Potential Presence of Undeclared Methanol

SG24 LLC Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of SkinGuard24 Hand Sanitizer Labeled to Contain Methanol

Company Announcement SG24 LLC is voluntarily recalling the SkinGuard24 – All Day Hand Sanitizer products listed below to the consumer level. These products are being recalled because they are labeled to contain methanol. Risk Statement: Substantial methanol exposure can result in nausea, vomiting, headache, blurred vision, permanent blindness, seizures, coma, permanent damage to the nervous … Continue reading SG24 LLC Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of SkinGuard24 Hand Sanitizer Labeled to Contain Methanol

FDA Warns Consumers of Risk of Methanol Contamination in Certain Hand Sanitizers

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 … Continue reading FDA Warns Consumers of Risk of Methanol Contamination in Certain Hand Sanitizers