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Albek de Mexico S.A. de C.V. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of All Hand Sanitizers Within Expiry Due to Potential Presence of Methanol (Wood Alcohol)

July 31, 2020 from the FDA

Albek de Mexico S.A. de C.V is voluntarily recalling all lots and all brands of hand sanitizer currently in US distribution to the consumer level. This recall is being initiated out of an abundance of caution due to detection of methanol in hand sanitizer samples manufactured by Albek when product was presented for import into the United States.

The products are labeled for use as a hand sanitizer (or “antiseptic”) and are packaged for several nationwide distributors in a variety of formats as indicated in the table as follows:

Item

Nuuxsan

Modesa

Assured

Assured

Next

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
NDC 72758-005-02, 72758-001-08 72758-011-23 72758-010-23 72758-009-23 50066-605-08
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
UPC 713620000175 32251380426 639277928597 639277928610 650240053573
Afected Lot Number(s) All Lots 1931104AL 1931101AL 1931102AL The affected lots are those that end 1001,
1002, 1003, 1004, 1005.

Product Name

NDC

UPC and Lot

Volume/Package

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

This NDC was created in 2019 and then replaced by NDC 72758-002-08.

The products were distributed nationwide in the United States beginning on November, 15 2019.

Consumers with questions regarding this recall can contact Mrs. Susana Luna (713)961-0262, [days of week] from [state time and zone] or e-mail to .

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