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THIS SECTION IS FOR NEWS AND INTERESTING STORIES RELATED TO FOOD, NUTRITION AND FOOD PROCESSING. THEY ARE NOT NECESSARILY RELATED TO KOSHER BUT MAY BE OF INTEREST TO THE KOSHER CONSUMER, MANUFACTURER OR MASHGIACH.

Medek, LLC. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of M Hand Sanitizer Due to Potential Presence of Methanol (Wood Alcohol) and Subpotent Ethanol Levels

September 10, 2020 from the FDA

Medek, LLC is voluntarily recalling all lots of M Hand Sanitizer Alcohol Antiseptic 80% 128 oz/3,785 mL to the consumer level. FDA analysis found the M Hand Sanitizer to contain methanol and be sub-potent for ethanol.

The recalled product is used as a hand sanitizer for hand washing to decrease bacteria on the skin when soap and water are not available. The recalled Hand Sanitizer is packaged in a one (1) gallon (128 oz/3,785 mL) High-density polyethylene (HDPE) plastic bottle, NDC 75432-001-02.

The recalled Hand Sanitizer was distributed directly to walk-in customers in Alamo, TX, between the dates of 04/17/2020 to 05/22/2020.

Consumers with questions regarding this recall can contact Medek, LLC at (956) 800-4366 (Monday to Friday from 9 am to 5 pm CST). Consumers should contact their physician or healthcare provider if they experience any problem that may be related to the use of this product.

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