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Hand Sanitizer Brands to Avoid Due to Methanol Substance

by Patricia O. Urquiaga | Aug 03, 2020 | coronavirus, covid19, ethanol, germs, handsanitizer, methanol, purrell, toxicsubstance, virus
Hand Sanitizer Brands to Avoid Due to Methanol Substance

With COVID-19 still on the rise in some states, everyone is continuing to purchase hand sanitizer as well as other products to cut down the spread of germs.

After hand sanitizer shortages from brands such as Purrell, new companies have entered the market to produce hand sanitizers. The major difference is that these new sanitizers contain methanol instead of the usual ethanol (ethyl alcohol). Methanol is used as a solvent, pesticide and alternative fuel source according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). When methanol is absorbed through the skin or ingested, it becomes a toxic substance that can cause nausea, vomiting, headaches, blurred vision, permanent blindness, seizures, coma, permanent damage to the nervous system and in some cases death.

Here are 75 hand sanitizers brands to avoid according to the Food and Drug Administration:

  • 4E Global’s Blumen Clear Advanced Sanitizer 70% Alcohol
  • 4E Global’s Blumen Advanced Instant Sanitizer Clear Ethyl Alcohol 70%
  • 4E Global’s BLUMEN Advanced Instant Sanitizer Clear
  • 4E Global’s KLAR AND DANVER Instant Sanitizer labeled with Greenbrier International Inc.
  • 4E Global’s MODESA Instant Sanitizer with Moisturizers and Vitamin E
  • 4E Global’s BLUMEN Advanced Sanitizer
  • 4E Global’s BLUMEN Advanced Sanitizer with Aloe
  • 4E Global’s BLUMEN Advanced Instant Sanitizer with Lavender
  • 4E Global’s BLUMEN Clear LEAR Advanced Sanitizer
  • 4E Global’s BLUEMEN Clear Advanced Sanitizer
  • 4E Global’s The Honeykeeper Sanitizer
  • 4E Global’s BLUMEN Advanced Sanitizer Clear
  • 4E Global’s BLUMEN Clear Advanced Instant Sanitizer
  • 4E Global’s BLUMEN Clear Advanced Instant Sanitizer with Aloe
  • 4E Global’s BLUMEN Clear Advanced Instant Sanitizer with Lavender
  • 4E Global’s BLUMEN Aloe Advanced Sanitizer with 70% Alcohol
  • 4E Global’s Blumen Advanced Sanitizer with Lavender and 70% alcohol
  • 4E Global’s Blumen Advanced Sanitizer with Aloe and 70% alcohol
  • 4E Global’s Blumen Antibacterial Fresh Citrus Sanitizer
  • 4E Global’s Blumen Sanitizer Fresh Citrus
  • 4E Global’s KLAR and DANVER INSTANT SANTIZER
  • 4E Global’s Hello Kitty by Sanrio Sanitizer
  • 4E Global’s Assured Instant Sanitizer (Vitamin E and Aloe)
  • 4E Global’s Assured Instant Sanitizer (Aloe and Moisturizers)
  • 4E Global’s Assured Instant Sanitizer (Vitamin E and Aloe)
  • 4E Global’s Assured Instant Sanitizer (Aloe and Moisturizers)
  • 4E Global’s BLUMEN Instant Sanitizer Fragrance Free
  • 4E Global’s BLUMEN Instant Sanitizer (Aloe Vera)
  • 4E Global’s Assured Aloe
  • AAA Cosmetica’s bio aaa Advance Sanitizer
  • AAA Cosmetica’s LumiSkin Advance Sanitizer 4 oz
  • AAA Cosmetica’s LumiSkin Advance Sanitizer 16 oz
  • AAA Cosmetica’s QualitaMed Sanitizer
  • DDI Multinacional’s Earths Amenities Instant Unscented Sanitizer with Aloe Vera Advanced
  • DDI Multinacional’s Sanitizer Agavespa Skincare
  • DDI Multinacional’s Vidanos Easy Cleaning Rentals Sanitizer Agavespa Skincare
  • Eskbiochem’s All-Clean Sanitizer
  • Eskbiochem’s Esk Biochem Sanitizer
  • Eskbiochem’s Lavar 70 Gel Sanitizer
  • Eskbiochem’s The Good Gel Antibacterial Gel Sanitizer
  • Eskbiochem’s CleanCare NoGerm Advanced Sanitizer 80% Alcohol
  • Eskbiochem’s CleanCare NoGerm Advanced Sanitizer 75% Alcohol
  • Eskbiochem’s CleanCare NoGerm Advanced Sanitizer 80% Alcohol
  • Eskbiochem’s  Saniderm Advanced Sanitizer
  • Grupo Insoma’s Sanitizer Gel Unscented 70% Alcohol
  • Limpo Quimicos’ Andy’s Best
  • Limpo Quimicos’ Andy’s
  • Limpo Quimicos’ Gelclor
  • Limpo Quimicos’ NeoNatural
  • Limpo Quimicos’ Plus Advanced
  • Liqesa Exportacion or Liq-E-S.A.’s Optimus Lubricants Instant Sanitizer
  • Maquiladora Miniara’s Shine and Clean Sanitizer
  • Maquiladora Miniara’s Selecto Sanitizer
  • Mystic International’s Mystic Shield Protection Sanitizer
  • Soluciones Cosmeticas’ Bersih Sanitizer Gel Fragrance Free
  • Soluciones Cosmeticas’ Antiseptic Alcohol 70% Topical Solution Sanitizer
  • Soluciones Cosmeticas’ Sanitizer (labeled with Wet Look Janitorial and Gardening Corp.)
  • Tropicosmeticos’ Britz Sanitizer Ethyl Alcohol 70%
  • Yara Elena De La Garza Perez Nieto’s DAESI Sanitizer
  • Real Clean Distribuciones’s Born Basic Anti-Bac Sanitizer
  • Real Clean Distribuciones’s Anti-Bac Sanitizer
  • Real Clean Distribuciones’s Scent Theory – Keep It Clean – Pure Clean Anti-bacterial Sanitizer
  • Real Clean Distribuciones’s Cavalry
  • Real Clean Distribuciones’s ENLIVEN Sanitizing Gel
  • Real Clean Distribuciones’s Lux Eoi Sanitizing Gel
  • Real Clean Distribuciones’s Keep It Clean
  • Real Clean Distribuciones’s Sanitizer
  • MXL Comercial’s Sanitizer Disinfectant Gel 70% Ethyl Alcohol (labeled with Resource Recovery & Trading LLC)
  • MXL Comercial’s Sanitizer Disinfectant Gel 70% Ethyl Alcohol Rinse Free Hand Rub (labeled with Resource Recovery & Trading LLC)

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