Be Careful with Poisonous hand sanitizer
During the COVIC-19 pandemic, the use of hand sanitizers was very common. People flocked to use hand sanitizers to avoid spreading the virus to various components through hand contact.
However, there are some hand sanitizers whose use actually causes debate because they contain hazardous chemicals. As reported in the journal of Live Science contain a poisonous substance called methanol, which can be deadly when absorbed through the skin or ingested.
The warning applies to nine hand sanitizer products made by the company, called Eskbiochem, according to a statement from the FDA. The agency said it found methanol in samples taken from several of the company’s products.
To be marketed as a hand sanitizer, a product should contain ethyl alcohol (also called ethanol), isopropyl alcohol (isopropanol) or benzalkonium chloride as the active ingredient, Live Science previously reported.
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