Shine and Clean Hand Sanitizer Recall [US]

Shine and Clean Hand Sanitizer Recall [US]

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US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Maquiladora Miniara S.A. de C.V., a México City, Mexico establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Shine and Clean branded Hand Sanitizer products from the American marketplace due to the suspected presence of Methanol (also called Methyl Alcohol or “Wood Alcohol”), with consequential risk of poisoning, oral injury, internal ingestion, GI tract laceration damage, blindness and death, all serious health and safety hazards requiring immediate medical intervention.


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The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Hand Sanitizer products are subject to this recall:

  • Shine and Clean Hand Sanitizer, sold in 1000 ml bottles and 1-gallon containers with the following batch/lots (in alphanumeric order):
    • D201828660
    • D201828660
    • D202028689
    • D202128699
    • D202428700
    • D202428733
    • D202428733
    • D202428734
    • D202428734
    • D202528742
    • D202528742
    • D202728743
    • D202728743
    • D202828689
    • D2028753
    • E200128784
    • E200418795
    • E200628817
    • E200828826
    • E200928840
    • E201128850
    • E201328859
    • E201428876
    • E201428876
    • E201528902
    • E201528903
    • E201628910
    • E201628911
    • E201628912
    • E201628913
    • E201628914
    • E201628915
    • E201628916
    • E201628917
    • E201628918
    • E201728918
    • E201728919
    • E201828894
    • E201828920
    • E202128947
    • E202328969
    • E202428975
    • E202528981
    • F200829088
    • F200829095
    • F200829107

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Hand Sanitizer products can be found on the Web site above.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, DINs, 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 the FDA, in response to a recent news alert by the Food and Drug Administration advising Americans of potentially toxic Hand Sanitizer products manufactured by some Mexican drug manufacturers, this product has been withdrawn from the US marketplace.

Consumption of Methanol/Methyl Alcohol can result in nausea, vomiting, headache, blurred vision, permanent blindness, seizures, coma, permanent damage to the nervous system or death. Although all persons using these products on their hands are at risk, young children who accidentally ingest these products and adolescents and adults who drink these products as if they were consuming Ethanol (i.e., drinking alcohol) as a substitute, are most at risk for Methanol poisoning.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm poisoning, adulteration or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any product, return it to your retailer for refund, making sure neither small children nor household pets can access the suspect product.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Shine and Clean Hand Sanitizer products, please do use them to sanitize your hands, face or other body parts. Instead, return the Hand Sanitizer products to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

Disposal of this product must be in accordance with local municipal hazardous waste requirements to protect the drinking water supply and the ecosystem. Do not dispose of this product through your household sewer system. Instead, consult with your local pharmacist or municipal waste authority for disposal instructions.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to properly treat Methanol poisoning.


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If you have any further questions, comments or complaints about this recall, please contact Maquiladora Miniara S.A. de C.V. at +52 55 33871987 or +52 55 8394 5857 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM or 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM from Monday to Friday, Eastern Standard Time or by e-mail at

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected faulty and/or dangerous Hand Sanitizer, please search for “hand sanitizer” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected Methanol contamination, please search for “methanol” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Maquiladora Miniara S.A. de C.V., please search for “Maquiladora Miniara” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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Recalls Direct RIN: 13305-2020
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