We've all been using copious amounts of hand sanitizer lately because of the COVID-19 pandemic. First, it was extremely hard to find and now there is a warning from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration that some of the hand sanitizers could be potentially fatal when it is absorbed through the skin or ingested.

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According to KDVR, the FDA has listed the nine hand sanitizers that could possibly be toxic from the manufacturer, Esk Biochem.

  • All-Clean Hand Sanitizer (NDC: 74589-002-01)
  • Esk Biochem Hand Sanitizer (NDC: 74589-007-01)
  • CleanCarre NoGerm Advanced Hand Sanitizer (NDC:74589-008-04)
  • Lavar 70 Gel Antibacterial Hand Sanitizer (NDC:74589-0006-01)
  • The Good Gel Antibacterial Hand Sanitizer (NDC:74589-010-10)
  • Saniderm Advanced Hand Sanitizer (NDC:74589-001-01)
  • CleanCare NoGerm Advanced Hand Sanitizer 80% Alcohol (NDC:74589-005-03)
  • CleanCare NoGerm Advanced Hand Sanitizer 75% Alcohol (NDC:74589-009-01)
  • CleanCare NoGerm Advanced Hand Sanitizer 80% Alcohol (NDC:74589-003-01)

The hand sanitizers are said to contain methanol, which should not be used as a hand sanitizer as it has toxic effects.

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Source: KDVR