FDA is warning consumers and health care providers that the agency has seen 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, or wood alcohol, is a substance that can be toxic when absorbed through the skin or ingested and can be life-threatening when ingested.
Methanol is not an acceptable ingredient for hand sanitizers and must not be used due to its toxic effects. FDA’s investigation of methanol in certain hand sanitizers is ongoing. The agency will provide additional information as it becomes available.
Name: Next Advanced Hand Sanitizer
Lot numbers: Ending in 1001,1002,1003,1004,1005.
The management of Kirk Market will continue to monitor this situation as the health and well being of our customers is our priority.
For a more information on this recall please visit the FDA Website.