GermZero Gel Hand Sanitizer Recall [Canada]


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Canada/Ottawa: Logo - Health Canada/Santé CanadaFlash Beauté Inc., a Laval, Quebec establishment, recalls an unknown amount of GermZero Gel Hand Sanitizer products from the Canadian marketplace due to the 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/l2Wg30qRX6U

Direct link: https://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2020/73393r-eng.php

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

  • GermZero Gel Hand Sanitizer, sold with an Ethyl Alcohol strength of 70% and an NPN of 80099604

==> 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 GermZero branded Gel 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 GermZero branded Gel Hand Sanitizer products, please do not use them. Instead, return the product to the store or outlet at which it was purchased or 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 a data sheet from Cameo Chemicals, available here: https://cameochemicals.noaa.gov/chemical/11065.

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-73393
Recalls Direct RIN: 13162-2020
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