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Albek de Mexico S.A. de C.V. recalls hand sanitizers

The products may contain methanol (wood alcohol)

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Albek de Mexico S.A. de C.V is recalling all lots and all brands of hand sanitizer currently in U.S. distribution.

The products may contain methanol (wood alcohol), which can produce nausea, vomiting, headache, blurred vision, permanent blindness, seizures, coma, permanent damage to the nervous system or death.

There are no reports of serious adverse events to date.

The following products, labeled for use as a hand sanitizer (or “antiseptic”), are being recalled:

Item

Nuuxsan

Modesa

Assured

Assured

Next

Product NameNuuxsan Instant Hand SanitizerModesa Hand Sanitizer with Moisturizers and Aloe VeraAssured Hand Sanitizer Vitamin E and AloeAssured Hand Sanitizer Aloe VeraNext Hand Sanitizer
NDC72758-005-02, 72758-001-0872758-011-2372758-010-2372758-009-2350066-605-08
Package Format(s)8 fl oz plastic bottles8 fl oz plastic bottles8 oz. plastic bottles<8 oz. plastic bottles8 oz. plastic bottles
UPC71362000017532251380426639277928597639277928610650240053573
Afected Lot Number(s)All Lots1931104AL1931101AL1931102ALThe affected lots are those that end 1001,
1002, 1003, 1004, 1005.

Product Name

NDC

UPC and Lot

Volume/Package

Assured Hand Sanitizer with Vitamin E and Aloe72758-010-236392779285978 oz. plastic bottles
Modesa Hand Sanitizer with Moisturizers and Aloe Vera72758-011-236392779286108oz. plastic bottles
Modesa Hand Sanitizer with Moisturizers and Vitamin E72758-012-23Never Produced
Next Hand Sanitizer50066-605-086502400535738oz. plastic bottles
Assured Hand Sanitizer Aloe Vera72758-009-236392779286108 oz. plastic bottles
Nuuxsan Instant Hand Sanitizer72758-005-027136200001758oz. plastic bottles
NuuxSan Instant Hand Sanitizer72758-001-087136200001758oz. plastic bottles

The products were sold nationwide beginning November, 15 2019.

What to do

Customers who purchased the recalled products should stop using and return them to the place of purchase.

Consumers with questions may contact Susana Luna at (713)961-0262, or by email at contact@albek.com.mx.

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