FDA Warns Against These 14 Potentially Hazardous Hand Sanitizers


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Throughout the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has recommended that people wash their hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or, if there isn't a place available to wash your hands to be sure to use hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol. Unfortunately there have been quite a few sanitizers on the market that have been found to contain a toxic ingredient, methanol.

The FDA has listed the following 14 products manufactured by Esk Biochem:

  • 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)
  • Saniderm Advanced Hand Sanitizer (NDC: 74589-001-01)
  • Bio AAA Advance Hand Sanitizer
  • LumiSkin Advance Hand Sanitizer
  • QualitaMed Hand Sanitizer All-Clean Hand Sanitizer E
  • Bersih Hand Sanitizer Gel Fragrance Free Antiseptic Alcohol 70% Topical Solution hand sanitizer
  • Mystic Shield Protection hand sanitizer
  • Britz Hand Sanitizer Ethyl Alcohol 70%

More information on these sanitizers can be found HERE.