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US FDA Calls And Three Mexican Firms Recall Contaminated Sanitizers, But A Fourth Hangs Up

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Four warnings, like previous letters FDA submitted to Mexican firms making methanol-containing hand sanitizers, which have been linked to deaths and other adverse events, indicate the targeted firms apparently entered US market for the products after the agency loosened manufacturing controls.

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