The U.S. Food & Drug Administration sent out a public warning 7/2/20 regarding different hand sanitizers that that can be toxic if applied topically to the skin, or swallowed.

According to the announcement from the FDA, the products contain methanol which should not be used as an ingredient in hand sanitizer as it can be toxic.

"Substantial methanol exposure 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 an alcohol (ethanol) substitute, are most at risk for methanol poisoning."

Here is a list of hand sanitizers to avoid according to the warning from the FDA.

Andy’s Best
Anti-Bac Hand Sanitizer
Antiseptic Alcohol 70% Topical Solution hand sanitizer
Assured Aloe
Assured Instant Hand Sanitizer (Aloe and Moisturizers)
Assured Instant Hand Sanitizer (Vitamin E and Aloe)
Assured Instant Hand Sanitizer Aloe and Moisturizers
Assured Instant Hand Sanitizer Vitamin E and Aloe
Bersih Hand Sanitizer Gel Fragrance Free
bio aaa Advance Hand Sanitizer
BLUEMEN Clear Advanced Hand Sanitizer
BLUMEN Advanced Hand Sanitizer
BLUMEN Advanced Hand Sanitizer Aloe
Blumen Advanced Hand Sanitizer Aloe, with 70% alcohol
BLUMEN Advanced Hand Sanitizer Clear
Blumen Advanced Hand Sanitizer Lavender, with 70% alcohol
BLUMEN Advanced Instant Hand Sanitizer Clear
Blumen Advanced Instant Hand Sanitizer Clear Ethyl Alcohol 70%
BLUMEN Advanced Instant Hand Sanitizer Lavender
BLUMEN Aloe Advanced Hand Sanitizer, with 70 Alcohol
Blumen Antibacterial Fresh Citrus Hand Sanitizer
Blumen Clear Advanced Hand Sanitizer with 70% Alcohol
BLUMEN Clear Advanced Instant Hand Sanitizer
BLUMEN Clear Advanced Instant Hand Sanitizer Aloe
BLUMEN Clear Advanced Instant Hand Sanitizer Lavender
BLUMEN Clear LEAR Advanced Hand Sanitizer
Blumen Hand Sanitizer Fresh Citrus
BLUMEN Instant Hand Sanitizer Aloe Vera
BLUMEN Instant Hand Sanitizer Fragrance Free
Born Basic. Anti-Bac Hand Sanitizer
Britz Hand Sanitizer Ethyl Alcohol 70%
CleanCare NoGerm Advanced Hand Sanitizer 75% Alcohol
CleanCare NoGerm Advanced Hand Sanitizer 80% Alcohol
CleanCare NoGerm Advanced Hand Sanitizer 80% Alcohol
DAESI hand sanitizer
Earths Amenities Instant Unscented Hand Sanitizer with Aloe Vera Advanced
ENLIVEN Hand Sanitizing Gel
Esk Biochem Hand Sanitizer
Gelclor
Hand sanitizer (labeled with Wet Look Janitorial and Gardening Corp.)
Hand Sanitizer Agavespa Skincare
Hand Sanitizer Disinfectant Gel 70% Ethyl Alcohol (labeled with Resource Recovery & Trading LLC)
Hand Sanitizer Disinfectant Gel 70% Ethyl Alcohol Rinse Free Hand Rub (labeled with Resource Recovery & Trading LLC)
Hand sanitizer Gel Unscented 70% Alcohol
Hello Kitty by Sanrio Hand Sanitizer
Keep It Clean
KLAR AND DANVER Instant Hand Sanitizer (labeled with Greenbrier International Inc.)
KLAR and DANVER INSTANT HAND SANTIZER
Lavar 70 Gel Hand Sanitizer
LumiSkin Advance Hand Sanitizer 16 oz
LumiSkin Advance Hand Sanitizer 4 oz
Lux Eoi Hand Sanitizing Gel
MODESA Instant Hand Sanitizer Moisturizers and Vitamin E
NeoNatural
Optimus Lubricants Instant Hand Sanitizer
Plus Advanced
QualitaMed Hand Sanitizer
Real Clean Hand Sanitizer
Scent Theory – Keep It Clean – Pure Clean Anti-bacterial Hand Sanitizer
Selecto Hand Sanitizer
Shine and Clean Hand Sanitizer
The Good Gel Antibacterial Gel Hand Sanitizer
The Honeykeeper Hand Sanitizer
Vidanos Easy Cleaning Rentals Hand Sanitizer Agavespa Skincare

This list contains the products that were first brought to our attention in a previous FDA warning on 6/19/20.

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