Scentsational Soaps & Candles, Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Scented Hand Sanitizers Due to the Presence of Methanol (Wood Alcohol), Benzene and Acetaldehyde

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Company Announcement Scentsational Soaps & Candles, Inc., is voluntarily recalling 5 lots of Scentsational Soaps & Candles scented Hand Sanitizers from the Black and White Collection and Photo Real Collection and 3 lots of Ulta Beauty Collection scented Hand Sanitizer Spray packaged in 3.38 and 3.4 fluid ounce spray bottles, respectively, to the consumer level. See products listed in the …

FDA Import Alert on Alcohol-Based Hand Sanitizers

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The US Food and Drug Administration has issued an import alert for alcohol-based hand sanitizers from Mexico. Largely due to the increase in the use of hand sanitizers in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the FDA is issuing this warning to protect the safe supply of alcohol-based hand sanitizers and prevent products with dangerous ingredients from entering the country. In …

FDA – Sanitizer Warning List

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The FDA is warning people to avoid dozens of hand sanitizers because they may contain methanol, a substance that can be toxic when absorbed through the skin. Many of the products are labeled as containing ethanol, which is safe, but tested positive instead for methanol, also known as wood alcohol. The initial list of products made by Eskbiochem Sade CV …