Puricia Hand Sanitizer Recall [Canada]


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Puricia Hand Sanitizer Recall [Canada]

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Canada/Ottawa: Pharmaberg Inc., a Delta, British Columbia establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Puricia Hand Sanitizer products from the Canadian marketplace due to reported undeclared impurities as well as Benzene and Methanol contamination at elevated levels with consequential risks of operational ineffectiveness, failure to prevent microbial spread and possible bacterial and/or viral contamination, all serious health and safety hazards.

HCSC: http://ht.ly/cOx430rLD7t

Direct link: https://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2021/75845r-eng.php

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

  • Puricia Hand Sanitizer, packaged with a NPN of 80100723 and a batch/lot of PABS0820

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Please note this packaging may differ from the recalled Puricia Hand Sanitizer products.

==> No barcodes, 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.

These Hand Sanitizer products are thought to have been marketed, distributed and sold in all Canadian provinces although it is always possible these medicinal products had wider distribution outside the country. When in doubt, please contact the manufacturer for specific product information.

According to Health Canada, Pharmaberg has recalled certain batch/lots of Puricia Hand Sanitizer products from the Canadian marketplace due to reported undeclared impurities as well as Benzene and Methanol contamination and pose consequential risks to the health of people who utilize the product in a reasonable manner expected with its intended design and anticipated use.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Puricia Hand Sanitizer products, please do not use them. Instead, kindly return the product to the distributor where you purchased it for a full refund.

Disposal of this product must be in accordance with local municipal hazardous waste requirements to protect your personal safety, the local drinking water supply and the ecosystem. Please consult your local municipal waste authority for the correct steps for your particular community.

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

If you have any further questions, comments or complaints about this recall, please contact Pharmaberg on the Web at https://www.pharmaberg.com/contact/for-customers/.

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

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

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

\==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Pharmaberg Inc., please search for “Pharmaberg” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Puricia brand, please search for “Puricia” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
HCSC ID number: RA-75845
Recalls Direct RIN: 14599-2021
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