Health Canada Recalls Dangerous Sanitizers
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What to do: Stop using the identified products. Consult your health care professional if you have used any of these products and have health concerns.Issue
Certain lots of hand sanitizers do not meet Health Canada requirements. Issues include:
- containing (or possibly containing) ingredients that are not permitted by Health Canada;
- containing undeclared impurities at elevated levels;
- improper labelling;
- missing risk statements;
- being unauthorized for sale in Canada;
- being sold without proper product testing;
- being counterfeit; or
- having defective or faulty packaging.
The affected hand sanitizers are listed in the table above. Health Canada will update this list if there are other affected products. Canadians are encouraged to consult the list regularly for updates.What you should do
- Stop using the products identified in the table.
- Follow municipal or regional guidelines on how to dispose of chemicals and other hazardous waste; or
- Return the product to your local pharmacy for proper disposal
- Contact the company if you would like more information about the recall
- Consult your health care professional if you have used these products and have health concerns
- Keep all hand sanitizers out of the reach of children.
- Never eat or drink hand sanitizers, as swallowing even small amounts can be dangerous or fatal. If swallowed, call a poison control centre or seek medical help immediately.
To help limit the spread of COVID-19, wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
If soap and water are not available, use alcohol-based hand sanitizers that have been authorized for sale in Canada. Consult these resources for more information:
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