Hand Sanitizer Recalled Due To Possible Contamination

Adam’s Polishes, LLC issued voluntary recall
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 16: A commuter at Grand Central uses hand sanitizer as the coronavirus continues to spread across the United States on March 16, 2020 in New York City. The World Health Organization declared coronavirus (COVID-19) a global pandemic on March 11th. (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images)

At a glance

  • A hand sanitizer that was sold over the internet has been recalled after the manufacturer warned it may have been contaminated with toxic methanol.
  • Hand sanitizers contain ethanol, but if the distillation process isn’t done properly, toxic methanol is created.
  • There were a series of recalls of hand sanitizers contaminated with methanol between June 2020 and October 2021.

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