More than dozen hand sanitizers recalled because they contain industrial-grade ethanol
OTTAWA – Health Canada is advising Canadians that some hand sanitizers may pose health risks because they contain industrial-grade ethanol.
For more information, including what Canadians should do, visit the online safety alert.
Health Canada maintains a list of hand sanitizers that may pose health risks, so that Canadians can easily identify products they may have purchased and take appropriate action.
The list includes: Eltraderm Hand Sanitizer – 70 % Ethyl Alcohol, Hand Sanitizer, Gel 700 Hand Sanitizer, Gel Antiseptique Pour Les Mains, Germzero, Sanilabs Hand Sanitizer 70% Ethanol, Walker Emulsions Hand Sanitizer, Hand Sanitizer Désinfectant pour les mains, Protectenol Hand Sanitizer Liquid, Tidol Hand Sanitizer 70%, Tekare Instant Hand Cleanser Gel, Aktif Antiseptique instantané pour les mains, Smart Care, X-Pure Vert-2-Go Gel, Dash Vapes Hand Sanitizer, and Isogel.
For more information go to https://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2020/73269a-eng.php
Sarah Murphy/Alberta Press Leader
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