Methanol Hand Sanitizer Warning Update [US]

US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Logo - US Food and Drug AdministrationThe US Food and Drug Administration, an American regulatory and food safety authority, extends its warnings to consumers and health care providers concerning 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, also known as Wood Alcohol, is a substance that can be toxic when absorbed through the skin or ingested.

FDA: http://ht.ly/LRmL30r15ND

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/drugs/drug-safety-and-availability/fda-updates-hand-sanitizers-methanol#products

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following 87 Hand Sanitizer products are subject to this warning:

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Johnson’s Baby Powder Recall [US]

Johnson's Baby Powder Recall [US]

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US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., a New Brunswick, New Jersey establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Johnson’s Baby Powder due to suspected Chrysotile Asbestos contamination and consequential risks of Mesothelioma, Asbestosis, tumor growth, certain types of Cancer and/or other life-changing complications, all serious health hazards.

FDA: http://ht.ly/qCXU30pK5Fi

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/johnson-johnson-consumer-inc-voluntarily-recall-single-lot-johnsons-baby-powder-united-states

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The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Johnson’s Baby Powder products are subject to this recall:

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Peñafiel Mineral Spring Water Recall [US]

Peñafiel Mineral Spring Water Recall [US]

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US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Keurig Dr Pepper, a Burlington, Massachusetts and Plano, Texas establishment, recalls all current batch/lots of Peñafiel Unflavored Mineral Spring Water products imported from Mexico, due to the excessive levels of Arsenic and consequential risk of Skin Lesions, Cognitive Impairment, Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes, Cancer and Death as well as other possible life-changing complications, all serious health hazards.

FDA: http://ht.ly/lsIJ30oZrMa

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/keurig-dr-pepper-announces-voluntary-withdrawal-unflavored-penafiel-mineral-spring-water-does-not

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

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