July 7, 2020–9:55 a.m.
The US Food and Drug Administration has announced voluntary company recalls of at least three brands of hand sanitizer due to the potential presence of methanol (wood alcohol).
Substantial methanol exposure can result in nausea, vomiting, headache, blurred vision, permanent blindness, seizures, coma, and permanent damage to the nervous system or death.
Although all persons using these products on their hands are at risk, young children who accidentally ingest these products and adolescents and adults who drink these products as an alcohol (ethanol) substitute, are most at risk for methanol poisoning.
ITECH 361 is voluntarily recalling 18,940 bottles of All Clean Hand Sanitizer, Moisturizer and Disinfectant sold in one-liter bottles to the consumer level.
The product is used as a hand sanitizer and moisturizer and is packaged in one (1) liter plastic bottles with UPC Code 628055370130. All Clean Hand Sanitizer and Moisturizer was distributed Nationwide to wholesale distributors and retailers.
Consumers with questions regarding this recall can contact Corina Enriquez by phone number (888)405-4442 or e-mail at email@example.com, Monday through Friday beginning July 6, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (MDT). Consumers should contact their physician or healthcare provider if they have experienced any problems that may be related to using this product.
Transliquid Technologies LLC is voluntarily recalling all Mystic Shield Protection Topical Solution, manufactured by Mystic Intl S.A. de C.V in Mexico City, and packaged in an 8.45 ounce (250 ml) bottles, to the consumer level. The firm’s independent testing found the products contain undeclared methanol.
The product is an alcohol-based hand sanitizer used to reduce bacteria that potentially cause disease when soap and water are not available and is packaged in an 8.45 ounce (250 ml) blue or green labeled bottle with a white or transparent cap and bears a green or blue label identifying Mystic Shield Protection. The product was distributed between May 21, 2020-June 30, 2020 to select wholesale and retail customers in California, Louisiana, Massachusetts, and Texas. Transliquid Technologies LLC has accounted for and prevented distribution of a substantial majority of the product at the consumer level and is arranging for its return.
Consumers with questions regarding this recall can contact Transliquid Technologies LLC at 281-377-5845 firstname.lastname@example.org on Monday-Friday, 8:00 am-5:00 pm CST. Consumers should contact their physician or healthcare provider if they have experienced any problems that may be related to taking or using this drug product.
UVT, INC. is voluntarily recalling 38,830 liters of SANIDERM ADVANCED HAND SANITIZER, packaged in 1-liter bottles to the consumer level.
The product is used as a hand sanitizer and is packaged in 1-liter plastic bottles. The affected SANIDERM ADVANCED HAND SANITIZER includes lot number 0530, Expiration date 04/2022. The product can be identified by the label below. The product was distributed Nationwide in the United States.
Consumers with questions regarding this recall can contact UVT, INC. by phone (951) 427- 3108 or e-mail to email@example.com Monday to Friday from 9:00 am and 3:00 pm Pacific Time. Consumers should contact their physician or healthcare provider if they have experienced any problems that may be related to taking or using this drug product.
Saniderm Products (Saniderm) is voluntarily recalling Saniderm Advanced Hand Sanitizer, packaged in 1-liter bottles to the consumer level.
The product is a hand sanitizer and is packaged in 1-liter plastic bottles with an orange twist-top cap. The affected Sandiderm Advanced Hand Sanitizer includes lot number 53131626, manufactured date April/1/20, clear bottle that can be further distinguished by looking at the backside label and identifying “Made in Mexico” and “Produced by Eskbiochem SA de CV”. No other bottles distributed by Saniderm match the description above, hence all products as described above are subject to the voluntary recall. The product can be identified by the photos below. The product was distributed in Virginia, Maryland, and New Jersey on April 15, 2020.
Consumers with questions regarding this voluntary recall can contact Saniderm at +1 (415) 562-5502 or firstname.lastname@example.org from Monday-Friday 9 am-6 pm, PST. Consumers should contact their physician or healthcare provider if they have experienced any problems that may be related to using this drug product.
The companies are arranging for the return, replacement or refund of all recalled products.
All Consumers, distributors, or retailers that have the product subject to this recall should stop using All Clean Hand Sanitizer, Moisturizer, and Disinfectant and return it to the place of purchase.
Adverse reactions or quality problems experienced with the use of this product may be reported to the FDA’s MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program either online, by regular mail or by fax.
- Complete and submit the report Online
- Regular Mail or Fax: Download form or call 1- 800-332-1088 to request a reporting form, then complete and return to the address on the pre-addressed form, or submit by fax to 1-800-FDA-0178
These recalls are being conducted with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.