FDA warns against using of Hand Sanitizers’

FDA warns against using of Hand Sanitizers’

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning the public not to use hand sanitizer products made by a Mexican company because they contain a poisonous substance called methanol, which can be deadly when absorbed through the skin or ingested.

Methanol is a toxic alcohol that is used industrially as a solvent, pesticide and alternative fuel source, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control.

Exposure to methanol can cause according to FDA:
– Nausea
– Vomiting
– Headache
– Blurred Vision
– Permanent Blindness
– Coma
– Permanent Damage To Nervous System
– Death

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The nine products are known as All-Clean Hand Sanitizer:
-Esk Biochem Hand Sanitizer
-CleanCare NoGerm Advanced Hand Sanitizer -Lavar 70 Gel Hand Sanitizer
-The Good Gel Antibacterial Gel Hand Sanitizer
-Saniderm Advanced Hand Sanitizer
-Three varieties of CleanCare NoGerm Advanced Hand Sanitizer

Those exposed to hand sanitizers that contain methanol should seek medical care immediately, according to the FDA

 

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