FDA updates list of 75 hand sanitizers to avoid

Seventy-five hand sanitizers are on an updated FDA list of products to avoid because of potential toxicity.

On June 23, the FDA alerted consumers about nine hand sanitizers potentially containing methanol, a list that has since expanded. The list includes sanitizers in which methanol was detected, as well as sanitizers made at facilities where other products with methanol were made.

Symptoms of methanol poisoning include nausea, vomiting, headache, blurred vision, permanent blindness, seizures, coma or permanent damage to the nervous system.

The FDA warned consumers not to use the following products:

Andy's
Andy's Best
Anti-Bac hand sanitizer
Antiseptic Alcohol 70% Topical Solution hand sanitizer
Assured Aloe
Assured Instant hand sanitizer (Aloe and Moisturizers)
Assured Instant hand sanitizer (Vitamin E and Aloe)
Assured Instant hand sanitizer Aloe and Moisturizers
Assured Instant hand sanitizer Vitamin E and Aloe
Bersih hand sanitizer Gel Fragrance Free
BIO AAA Advance hand sanitizer
Bluemen Clear Advanced hand sanitizer
Blumen Advanced hand sanitizer
Blumen Advanced hand sanitizer Aloe
Blumen Advanced hand sanitizer Aloe, with 70% alcohol
Blumen Advanced hand sanitizer Clear
Blumen Advanced hand sanitizer Lavender, with 70% alcohol
Blumen Advanced Instant hand sanitizer Clear
Blumen Advanced Instant hand sanitizer Clear Ethyl Alcohol 70%
Blumen Advanced Instant hand sanitizer Lavender
Blumen Aloe Advanced hand sanitizer, with 70 Alcohol
Blumen Antibacterial Fresh Citrus hand sanitizer
Blumen Clear Advanced hand sanitizer with 70% Alcohol
Blumen Clear Advanced Instant hand sanitizer
Blumen Clear Advanced Instant hand sanitizer Aloe
Blumen Clear Advanced Instant hand sanitizer Lavender
Blumen Clear LEAR Advanced hand sanitizer
Blumen hand sanitizer Fresh Citrus
Blumen Instant hand sanitizer Aloe Vera
Blumen Instant hand sanitizer Fragrance Free
Born Basic. Anti-Bac hand sanitizer
Britz hand sanitizer Ethyl Alcohol 70%
Cavalry
CleanCare NoGerm Advanced hand sanitizer 75% Alcohol
CleanCare NoGerm Advanced hand sanitizer 80% Alcohol
CleanCare NoGerm Advanced hand sanitizer 80% Alcohol
DAESI hand sanitizer
Earths Amenities Instant Unscented hand sanitizer with Aloe Vera Advanced
Enliven Hand Sanitizing Gel
Esk Biochem hand sanitizer
Gelclor
hand sanitizer AgaveSpa Skincare
Hand sanitizer Gel Unscented 70% Alcohol
Hello Kitty by Sanrio hand sanitizer
Keep It Clean
Klar and Danver instant hand sanitizer (labeled with Greenbrier International Inc.)
Lavar 70 Gel hand sanitizer
LumiSkin Advance hand sanitizer 16 oz
LumiSkin Advance hand sanitizer 4 oz
Lux Eoi Hand Sanitizing Gel
Modesa Instant hand sanitizer Moisturizers and Vitamin E
NeoNatural
Optimus Lubricants Instant hand sanitizer
Plus Advanced
QualitaMed hand sanitizer
Real Clean hand sanitizer
Resource Recovery & Trading hand sanitizer Disinfectant Gel 70% Ethyl Alcohol
Resource Recovery & Trading hand sanitizer Disinfectant Gel 70% Ethyl Alcohol Rinse Free Hand Rub
Scent Theory – Keep It Clean – Pure Clean Anti-bacterial hand sanitizer
Selecto hand sanitizer
Shine and Clean hand sanitizer
The Good Gel Antibacterial Gel hand sanitizer
The Honeykeeper hand sanitizer
Vidanos Easy Cleaning Rentals hand sanitizer AgaveSpa Skincare
Wet Look Janitorial and Gardening hand sanitizer

The following products have already been recalled:

All-Clean hand sanitizer
Mystic Shield Protection hand sanitizer
Saniderm Advanced hand sanitizer

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