Hand sanitizers recalled due to industrial-grade ethanol content
Health Canada says some hand sanitizers are being recalled because they contain industrial-grade ethanol.
The agency says industrial-grade ethanol contains chemicals that may not be approved for use in hand sanitizers.
It warns that frequent use of these products can result in dry skin, causing irritation or cracking.
The products on the recall list include Eltraderm Hand Sanitizer, Gel 700 Hand Sanitizer, Sanilabs Hand Sanitizer and Walker Emulsions Hand Sanitizer.
Consumers are advised to stop using the products immediately and return them to their local pharmacy for proper disposal.
Health Canada says it's monitoring the effectiveness of the recalls.
- Recall of Daily Shield hand sanitizer expanded, Mississauga-based manufacturer’s licence suspended
- Popular brewery producing hand sanitizer to help Canadians combat COVID-19
- Various milk products recalled due to sanitizer contamination
- Health Canada warning consumers of products including misleading information regarding COVID-19
- Here's How Much Money You Could Make Selling Second-Hand Items Online
- VIDEO: Canada Post truck rollover leads to major delays on 401 in Mississauga
- Mississauga's 5 ugliest buildings
- Another 7 flights with 38 rows affected land with COVID-19 at Pearson Airport in Mississauga
- Canada Revenue Agency scam backfires, three from Brampton now face charges
- VIDEO: Aftermath of double fatal collision in Mississauga