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Real Clean recalls hand sanitizers

The products may contain methanol (wood alcohol)

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Real Clean Distribuciones SA de CV is recalling all lots of the following brand names of hand sanitizers:

  • Born Basic ANTI-BAC HAND SANITIZER,
  • Scent Theory KEEP CLEAN Moisturizing Hand Sanitizer,
  • Scent Theory KEEP IT CLEAN Moisturizing Hand Sanitizer, and
  • Lux Eoi Hand Sanitizing Gell.

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 adverse events to date

The following items, used as hand sanitizers and marketed to help decrease bacteria on the skin when soap and water are not available, are being recalled:

ManufacturerProductCountry of OriginSizeLot Numbers
Real Clean Distribuciones S.A. De C.V.Scent Theory Keep Clean Hand Sanitizer 70% AlcoholMexico16.9oz1633220, 1733220, 1833220, 1933220, 2033220, 2133220, 2233220, 2333220, 2433220, 2533220, 2633220, 2733220, 2833220, 2933220, 3033220, 3133220, 3233220, 3333220, 3433220, 3533220, 3633220, 3733220, 3833220, 3933220, 4033220, 4133220
Real Clean Distribuciones S.A. De C.V.Keep it Clean Hand Sanitizer 70% AlcoholMexico16.9oz0133220, 0233220, 0333220, 0433220, 0533220, 0633220, 0733220, 0833220, 0933220, 1033220 1133220, 1233220, 1333220, 1433220, 1533220
Real Clean Distribuciones S.A. De C.V.Born Basic Anti-Bac Hand Sanitizer 70% AlcoholMexico16.9oz0833420, 0933420, 1033420, 1133420, 1233420, 1333420, 1433420, 1533420, 1633420, 1733420, 1833420, 1933420, 2033420, 2133420, 2233420, 2333420, 2433420, 2533420, 2633420, 2733420, 2833420, 2933420
Real Clean Distribuciones S.A. De C.V.Born Basic Anti-Bac Hand Sanitizer 70% AlcoholMexico34oz0133420, 0233420, 0333420, 0433420, 0533420, 0633420
Real Clean Distribuciones S.A. De C.V.Born Basic Anti-Bac Hand Sanitizer 70% AlcoholMexico9.5oz0133720, 0233720
Real Clean Distribuciones S.A. De C.V.Lux Eoi Hand Sanitizing GelMexico16.9oz0133920, 0233920, 0333920

What to do

Consumers who purchased the recalled product should stop using and return it to the place of purchase. Because they are considered hazardous materials, the recalled products should not be destroyed.

Consumers with questions may contact Stericycle at (866) 512-4073 Sunday – Saturday, 08:00 am – 8:00 pm (EST) pr by email at Realclean4107@stericycle.com.

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