FDA Recalls 4 More Hand Sanitizers

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The list of hand sanitizers that have been recalled by the Food and Drug Administration is growing.

The FDA is now warning about the use of more toxic hand sanitizers. 

There are four MORE hand sanitizers that have been made by La Loma, Tlalnepantla, Mexico, Real Clean Distribuciones SA de CV, which "...is voluntarily recalling all lots it manufactured within expiry of the following brand names of hand sanitizers."

According to the FDA website, these are the four brands:

Born Basic ANTI-BAC HAND SANITIZER,

Scent Theory KEEP CLEAN Moisturizing Hand Sanitizer,

Scent Theory KEEP IT CLEAN Moisturizing Hand Sanitizer, and

Lux Eoi Hand Sanitizing Gel to the consumer level.

The products are being recalled due to the potential presence of methanol (wood alcohol).

Last month, the list got longer - now the FDA is warning that there are hand sanitizers that have tested positive for methanol contamination, according to the FDA website.

HERE'S THE FULL LIST: https://www.fda.gov/news-events/press-announcements/coronavirus-covid-19-update-fda-reiterates-warning-about-dangerous-alcohol-based-hand-sanitizers

There are at least 75 hand sanitizers that are being recalled and are also being sold at national retail locations including Walmart and Costco, according to an NBC story in July.

"FDA is warning consumers and health care providers that the agency has seen a sharp increase in hand sanitizer products that are labeled to contain ethanol (also known as ethyl alcohol) but that have tested positive for methanol contamination. Methanol, or wood alcohol, is a substance that can be toxic when absorbed through the skin or ingested and can be life-threatening when ingested," the FDA website says.

The FDA website says "Methanol is not an acceptable active ingredient for hand sanitizers and must not be used due to its toxic effects. FDA’s investigation of methanol in certain hand sanitizers is ongoing. The agency will provide additional information as it becomes available."

FULL LIST OF FDA HAND SANITIZERS THAT ARE RECALLED

In the past, FDA expanded to 59 its list of sanitizers to steer clear of — some of which have already been recalled and some the FDA is recommending be recalled — for containing the potentially fatal substance, also known as wood alcohol.

"The agency is aware of adults and children ingesting hand sanitizer products contaminated with methanol that has led to recent adverse events including blindness, hospitalizations, and death," the FDA stated.

In a statement from the FDA, "substantial methanol exposure can result in nausea, vomiting, headache, blurred vision, permanent blindness, seizures, coma, permanent damage to the nervous system or death."

Here's the list of 59 previous hand sanitizers: 

The following is a list of all the potentially toxic sanitizers, according to the FDA:

4E Global's Blumen Clear Advanced Hand Sanitizer with 70% Alcohol

4E Global's Blumen Advanced Instant Hand Sanitizer Clear Ethyl Alcohol 70%

4E Global's Blumen Advanced Instant Hand Sanitizer Clear

4E Global's Klar and Danver Instant Hand Sanitizer (labeled with Greenbrier International Inc.)

4E Global's Modesa Instant Hand Sanitizer Moisturizers and Vitamin E

4E Global's Blumen Advanced Hand Sanitizer

4E Global's Blumen Advanced Hand Sanitizer Aloe

4E Global's Blumen Advanced Instant Hand Sanitizer Lavender

4E Global's Blumen Clear Lear Advanced Hand Sanitizer

4E Global's Blumen Clear Advanced Hand Sanitizer

4E Global's The Honeykeeper Hand Sanitizer

4E Global's Blumen Advanced Hand Sanitizer Clear

4E Global's Blumen Clear Advanced Instant Hand Sanitizer

4E Global's Blumen Clear Advanced Instant Hand Sanitizer Aloe

4E Global's Blumen Clear Advanced Instant Hand Sanitizer Lavender

4E Global's Blumen Aloe Advanced Hand Sanitizer, with 70 Alcohol

4E Global's Blumen Advanced Hand Sanitizer Lavender, with 70% alcohol

4E Global's Blumen Advanced Hand Sanitizer Aloe, with 70% alcohol

4E Global's Blumen Antibacterial Fresh Citrus Hand Sanitizer

4E Global's Blumen Hand Sanitizer Fresh Citrus

4E Global's Klar and Danver Instant Hand Sanitizer

4E Global's Hello Kitty by Sanrio Hand Sanitizer

4E Global's Assured Instant Hand Sanitizer (Vitamin E and Aloe)

4E Global's Assured Instant Hand Sanitizer (Aloe and Moisturizers)

4E Global's Assured Instant Hand Sanitizer Vitamin E and Aloe

4E Global's Assured Instant Hand Sanitizer Aloe and Moisturizers

4E Global's Blumen Instant Hand Sanitizer Fragrance Free

4E Global's Blumen Instant Hand Sanitizer Aloe Vera

4E Global's Assured Aloe

AAA Cosmetica's bio aaa Advance Hand Sanitizer 

AAA Cosmetica's LumiSkin Advance Hand Sanitizer 4 oz

AAA Cosmetica's LumiSkin Advance Hand Sanitizer 16 oz

AAA Cosmetica's QualitaMed Hand Sanitizer 

DDI Multinacional's Earths Amenities Instant Unscented Hand Sanitizer with Aloe Vera Advanced

DDI Multinacional's Hand Sanitizer Agavespa Skincare

DDI Multinacional's Vidanos Easy Cleaning Rentals Hand Sanitizer Agavespa Skincare

Eskbiochem's All-Clean Hand Sanitizer

Eskbiochem's Esk Biochem Hand Sanitizer

Eskbiochem's Lavar 70 Gel Hand Sanitizer

Eskbiochem's The Good Gel Antibacterial Gel Hand Sanitizer

Eskbiochem's CleanCare NoGerm Advanced Hand Sanitizer 80% Alcohol

Eskbiochem's CleanCare NoGerm Advanced Hand Sanitizer 75% Alcohol

Eskbiochem's CleanCare NoGerm Advanced Hand Sanitizer 80% Alcohol

Eskbiochem's  Saniderm Advanced Hand Sanitizer

Grupo Insoma's Hand sanitizer Gel Unscented 70% Alcohol

Limpo Quimicos' Andy's Best

Limpo Quimicos' Andy's

Limpo Quimicos' Gelclor

Limpo Quimicos' NeoNatural

Limpo Quimicos' Plus Advanced

Liqesa Exportacion or Liq-E-S.A.'s Optimus Lubricants Instant Hand Sanitizer

Maquiladora Miniara's Shine and Clean Hand Sanitizer

Maquiladora Miniara's Selecto Hand Sanitizer

Mystic International's Mystic Shield Protection hand sanitizer

Soluciones Cosmeticas' Bersih Hand Sanitizer Gel Fragrance Free

Soluciones Cosmeticas' Antiseptic Alcohol 70% Topical Solution hand sanitizer

Soluciones Cosmeticas' Hand sanitizer (labeled with Wet Look Janitorial and Gardening Corp.)

Tropicosmeticos' Britz Hand Sanitizer Ethyl Alcohol 70%

Yara Elena De La Garza Perez Nieto's Daesi hand sanitizer