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:
|Product Name||Nuuxsan Instant Hand Sanitizer||Modesa Hand Sanitizer with Moisturizers and Aloe Vera||Assured Hand Sanitizer Vitamin E and Aloe||Assured Hand Sanitizer Aloe Vera||Next Hand Sanitizer|
|Package Format(s)||8 fl oz plastic bottles||8 fl oz plastic bottles||8 oz. plastic bottles<||8 oz. plastic bottles||8 oz. plastic bottles|
|Afected Lot Number(s)||All Lots||1931104AL||1931101AL||1931102AL||The affected lots are those that end 1001,|
1002, 1003, 1004, 1005.
UPC and Lot
|Assured Hand Sanitizer with Vitamin E and Aloe||72758-010-23||639277928597||8 oz. plastic bottles|
|Modesa Hand Sanitizer with Moisturizers and Aloe Vera||72758-011-23||639277928610||8oz. plastic bottles|
|Modesa Hand Sanitizer with Moisturizers and Vitamin E||72758-012-23||Never Produced|
|Next Hand Sanitizer||50066-605-08||650240053573||8oz. plastic bottles|
|Assured Hand Sanitizer Aloe Vera||72758-009-23||639277928610||8 oz. plastic bottles|
|Nuuxsan Instant Hand Sanitizer||72758-005-02||713620000175||8oz. plastic bottles|
|NuuxSan Instant Hand Sanitizer||72758-001-08||713620000175||8oz. 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 email@example.com.