Smart Care Hand Sanitizer Recall [Canada]


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Canada/Ottawa: Logo - Health CanadaR&D Technical Solutions Ltd., a Mississauga, Ontario establishment, recalls an unknown quantity of Smart Care branded Hand Sanitizer products from the Canadian marketplace due to suspected presence of Denatured Alcohol-2-Isopropanol (DA-2I), a type of Ethanol deliberately rendered poisonous by the addition of hard-to-separate toxic substances with consequential risk of poisoning, oral injury, internal ingestion and GI tract laceration damage, all serious health and safety hazards

HCSC: http://ht.ly/iglT30qOCFe

Direct link: https://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2020/73287r-eng.php

Additional information:
Health Canada/Santé Canada (“HCSC”) reports the following Ethanol-based Hand Sanitizer products are subject to this recall:

  • Smart Care branded Hand Sanitizer products, sold with an Ethyl Alcohol strength of 80%, batch/lots of 005154 or 005155 and an NPN of 80099110

==> No barcodes, DINs, UPCs, item numbers, best-before date codes, manufacturing date codes, production dates, expiry dates, regulatory approval designations, registration numbers, agency approval designations or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to Health Canada, these recalled Smart Care branded Hand Sanitizer products reportedly contain Denatured Alcohol-2-Isopropanol (DA-2I), a substance that may pose a risk to the health of people who utilize the product in a reasonable manner expected with its intended use.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Smart Care branded Hand Sanitizer products, please do not use them. Instead, immediately dispose of the recalled product in accordance with local municipal hazardous waste requirements taking care to wear appropriate personal protective equipment (“PPE”) such as a mask and gloves.

You can read more about the dangers of Denatured Alcohol by consulting Cameo Chemicals at https://cameochemicals.noaa.gov/chemical/11065.

If you have any further questions, comments or complaints about this recall, please contact R&D Technical Solutions Ltd toll-free at 1-800-387-5703 during normal business hours Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday.

Please note: the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

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More information about this recall:
HCSC ID number: RA-73287
Recalls Direct RIN: 13121-2020
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