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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.

Scentsational Soaps & Candles, Inc. Voluntarily Expands Nationwide Recall of Scented Hand Sanitizers Due to the Presence of Methanol (Wood Alcohol), Benzene and Acetaldehyde

May 10, 2021 - from FDA

Scentsational Soaps & Candles, Inc., has voluntarily expanded its April 27 recall of scented Hand Sanitizers to include three lots of Goose Creek HAND SANITIZER (NDC 75078-004) + Aloe and one lot of COCO TKO HAND SANITIZER in 3.38 and 3.4 fluid ounce spray bottles, respectively, to the consumer level. These products are listed in the table below. These products are being recalled after testing conducted by our firm revealed the presence of methanol (wood alcohol), benzene, and acetaldehyde. These products were sold on the Internet and distributed nationwide in the USA by Goose Creek Candles, LLC and Coconut Stand.

These products are used as hand sanitizers and marketed to help decrease bacteria on the skin when soap and water are not available. The affected bottles of hand sanitizer include a five-digit lot code printed on the bottle near the base. The products can be identified by the label, scent, and lot code provided in the table at the end of this release. Photos and a list of recalled products provided at https://scentsational-products.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/RecallFINAL.pdf

Consumers with questions regarding this recall can contact our Customer Support Desk, 1-855- 5548050, M-F, during business hours 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. ET.

Scentsational Soaps & Candles, Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Scented Hand Sanitizers Due to the Presence of Methanol (Wood Alcohol), Benzene and Acetaldehyde

April 28, 2021 - from FDA

Scentsational Soaps & Candles, Inc., is voluntarily recalling 5 lots of Scentsational Soaps & Candles scented Hand Sanitizers from the Black and White Collection and Photo Real Collection and 3 lots of Ulta Beauty Collection scented Hand Sanitizer Spray packaged in 3.38 and 3.4 fluid ounce spray bottles, respectively, to the consumer level. See products listed in the table below. These products are being recalled after testing conducted by our firm revealed the presence of methanol (wood alcohol), benzene, and acetaldehyde. These products were distributed nationwide in the USA through Ulta Beauty, TJ Maxx, and Marshalls retail stores.

These products are used as hand sanitizers and marketed to help decrease bacteria on the skin when soap and water are not available. The affected bottles of hand sanitizer include a five-digit lot code printed on the bottle near the base or, in the case of the Ulta Beauty Collection product, a five-digit lot code followed by a single letter. The products can be identified by the label, scent, and lot code provided in the table at the end of this release. Photos are also provided at https://scentsational-products.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/Recall.pdf

Consumers with questions regarding this recall can contact our Customer Support Desk, 1-855-554-8050, M-F, during business hours 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. ET.

Label

Scent

Size

UPC

LOT #

Retailer and States

Ulta Beauty Collection Fresh Lemon Scented Hand Sanitizer 100.55ml/3.4 fl. oz. 717897092017 20357A, 20358B, 20363C Ulta Beauty: CA, IL, IN, PA, TX
SS Black and White Collection Coconut Breeze Black and White Hand Sanitizer 3.38 FL.OZ. (100mL) NO UPC 20252 TJ Maxx: IN, MA, NC, NV, TX
Marshalls: AZ, GA, MA
SS Black and White Collection Eucalyptus & Mint Black and White Hand Sanitizer 3.38 FL.OZ. (100mL) NO UPC 20248 TJ Maxx: IN, MA, NC, NV, TX
Marshalls: AZ, MA, VA
SS Black and White Collection Lavender & Herbs Black and White Hand Sanitizer 3.38 FL.OZ. (100mL) NO UPC 20253 TJ Maxx: IN, MA, NC, NV, TX
Marshalls: AZ, GA, MA, VA
SS Black and White Collection Lemon Zest Black and White Hand Sanitizer 3.38 FL.OZ. (100mL) NO UPC 20255 TJ Maxx: IN, MA, NC, NV, TX
Marshalls: AZ, MA, VA
SS Black and White Collection SS Tangerine & Guava Black and White Hand Sanitizer 3.38 FL.OZ.(100mL) NO UPC 20254 TJ Maxx: IN, MA, NC, NV, TX
Marshalls: AZ, GA, MA
SS Photo Real Collection Coconut Breeze Photo Real Hand Sanitizer 3.38 FL.OZ.(100mL) NO UPC 20252 TJ Maxx: IN, MA, NC, NV, TX
Marshalls: AZ, GA, MA
SS Photo Real Collection Eucalyptus & Mint Photo Real Hand Sanitizer 3.38 FL.OZ.(100mL) NO UPC 20248 TJ Maxx: IN, MA, NC, NV, TX
Marshalls: AZ, MA, VA
SS Photo Real Collection Lavender & Herbs Photo RealHand Sanitizer 3.38 FL.OZ.(100mL) NO UPC 20252 TJ Maxx: IN, MA, NC, NV, TX
Marshalls: AZ, GA, MA, VA
SS Photo Real Collection Lemon Zest Photo Real Hand Sanitizer 3.38 FL.OZ.(100mL) NO UPC 20255 TJ Maxx: IN, MA, NC, NV, TX
Marshalls: AZ, GA, MA, VA
SS Photo Real Collection Tangerine & Guava Photo Real Hand Sanitizer 3.38 FL.OZ.(100mL) NO UPC 20254 TJ Maxx: IN, MA, NC, NV, TX
Marshalls: AZ, MA, VA

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