First, Methanol Plagued OTC Sanitizers, Now It's Valisure: Recommends Recalls Due To Benzene
FDA should recall dozens of hand sanitizers found to contain benzene, a known human carcinogen, says Valisure, the compounding pharmacy that raised initial alarm about ranitidine in OTC heartburn drugs, leading eventually to withdrawals of the products.
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A day after FDA posted Scentsational’s recall announcement due to presence of benzene and acetaldehyde as well as methanol, American Cleaning Institute and Consumer Healthcare Products Association submit a letter urging FDA to restore order to OTC alcohol-based sanitizer market.
“Regardless of whether the adulterated products are sold on store shelves, online to consumers, or in bulk format to businesses and other organizations, FDA’s priority is safety," says American Cleaning Institute VP James Kim.