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FDA MedWatch: Hand Sanitizer Packaged by American Screening: Recall

American Screening is recalling 153,336 units of hand sanitizer, containing 70% ethyl alcohol gel, because the hand sanitizer is packaged in 8 oz. containers that resemble water bottles posing a risk of consumption.


  • Consumers that have the recalled hand sanitizer should stop using it and return to the place of purchase or discard it.
  • Consumers should contact their physician or healthcare provider if they have experienced any problems that may be related to ingesting the recalled hand sanitizer.

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