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Albek de Mexico S.A. de C.V. recalled 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 its hand sanitizer currently being sold in the U.S.

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.

A list of the recalled products, manufactured between November 7, 2019 and June 28, 2020, and sold nationwide beginning November, 15 2019, may be found here.

What to do

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

Consumers with questions may contact the firm at (713) 961-0262 from 9:00am – 5:00pm (CT) or by email at contact@albek.com.mx.

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