These 60-plus hand sanitizers have been recalled by Health Canada

brampton Guardian

Health Canada has recalled 64 types of hand sanitizers that contain ethanol or denaturants that are not permitted for use in these products in Canada.

Denaturants are added to the alcohol in hand sanitizers to make it unsuitable for consumption.

These types of ethanol and denaturants have not been approved in hand sanitizer manufacturing in Canada and have not been reviewed for safety or effectiveness by Health Canada.

The department has updated its list as of Sept. 4 and recommends people with the following sanitizers discontinue use immediately and consult a doctor if they are experiencing any health issues:

• 204 Hand Sanitizer by 204 Spirits Inc. (not authorized for sale in Canada; all lot numbers not authorized to contain technical-grade ethanol)

• Adclean (Technical) by Adfast Canada Inc. (lot numbers 200423-114854 contain ethyl acetate)

• Agape Hand Sanitizer by Formula A Inc. (lot number 080620 not authorized to contain technical-grade ethanol)

•Aktif Antiseptique instantané pour les mains by Laboratoire Hygienex Inc. (lot number 189665189574 contains ethyl acetate)

• Alco-Klean / Magiechem Inc. – Assainisseur À Base D’Éthanol 80%V/V by Magiechem Inc. (lot numbers 16679-200421 not authorized to contain technical-grade ethanol)

• Ascencia Désinfectant pour les mains by Arclay Natural Technologies (lot number EN142 not authorized to contain technical-grade ethanol)

•Biogel by Groupe Savon Olympics, Inc. (lot numbers 0D991, 0D992, 0D963, 0D964, 0E998, 0E997, 0E994 contain ethyl acetate)

•BioOrigin Pure Hands Antibacterial Hand Gel by Mineral Origin Inc. (lot numbers 12020, 12720-2, 14020, 14320, 09920, 10020, 10520, 10620, 11120, 11220, 12020, 12720, 13320, 14020, 14620 not authorized to contain technical-grade ethanol)

•BioVectra Sanitizer by BioVectra, Inc. (lot numbers 53473, 53999 contain ethyl acetate)

•Biovectra Hand Sanitizer – Topical Gel by BioVectra, Inc. (lot numbers 53491, 53509, 53518, 53583, 53815, 53875, 53833, 53948 contain ethyl acetate)

•Clean & Green Hand Sanitizer Gel by Hope, Grace and Healing, DBA HgH Integrative Aromatics (lot numbers 00158, 00161 contain methanol, ethyl acetate)

•Dash Vapes Hand Sanitizer by DashVapes Inc. (lot number 1258969 contains ethyl acetate)

•Defend Gel Hand Sanitizer by Corporate Facility Supply, Inc. (lot numbers 20132, 20136, 20140 contain ethyl acetate)

•Dermogen by Inter Cosmetiques Inc. (lot numbers J20HG001, J20HG002, J20HG003, J20HG004, J20HG005, J20HG006, J20HG007, J20HG008, J20HG009, J20HG010, J20HG011, J20HG012, J20HG013, J20HG014 contain ethyl acetate)

•Désinfectant Mousseux Pour les Mains by Solutions Enviro-Formula, Inc. (lot numbers PFFM02200610, PFFM01200610, PFFM03200610, PFFM01200608, PFFM02200605 contain ethyl acetate)

•Désinfectant pour les mains à base d’éthanol 70% by Duvernois (lot numbers 200414, 200414A, 20005195, 20005475, 20005478, 20005479, 20005848, 20005849, 20005850, 20006018, 20006019, 20006020, 20005193, 20005194, 20005195, 20005476, 20005477, 20005479, 20005480, 20005688, 20005693, 20006022, 20006023, 20006026 20006027 not authorized to contain technical-grade ethanol)

•Eltraderm Hand Sanitizer – 70% Ethyl Alcohol by Eltraderm Limited (lot number 0217 contains ethyl acetate)

•eSafe by Groupe Enov, Inc. (lot numbers 20-115, 20-120, 20-121, 20-125, 20-126, 20-181 contain methanol)

•Facility Plus Complete Facility Services-Hand Sanitizer 70% Alcohol by The A&J Power Group Inc., DBA Facility Plus (lot number 07222 contains ethyl acetate)

•Frid + Russell Hand Sanitizer by Green Dolphin Systems Corp. (all lot numbers contain ethyl acetate)

•Gal Hand Sanitizer by GAL Aviation Inc. (lot numbers HS0105, HS0405, HS0505, HS0605, HS0705, HS0805, HS1105, HS1205, HS0206, HS0306 not authorized to contain technical-grade ethanol)

•Gel 700 Hand Sanitizer by Nature’s Own Cosmetic Company Inc. (lot numbers L00521024, L00521025, L00525006, L00527003, L00528001, L00530003, L00525016, L00526003, L00526011, L00527001, L00528011, L00530002, L00531002, L00515003 contain ethyl acetate)

•Gel 700 Hand Sanitizer by Nature’s Own Cosmetic Company Inc. (lot numbers L00420003, L00425001, L00427007, L00501001, L00512004 contain methanol and ethyl acetate)

•Gel Antiseptique Pour Les Mains by Mégalab Inc. (lot numbers 5135, 5137, 5138, 5139, 5142, 5144, 5149, 5151, 5152, 5160 contain ethyl acetate)

•Gel désinfectant pour les mains by Solutions Enviro-Formula, Inc. (lot numbers PFGA20052201, PFGA1200512, PFFG01200604, PFFG01200529, PFFG02200525, PFFG04200527 contain ethyl acetate)

•Gentle Hand Sanitizer With Aloe by Angel Cosmoceuticals, Inc. (lot numbers N753-01, N753-02, N753-03, N753-04, N753-05, N753-06 contain ethyl acetate)

•Germ Eliminator by DBA Donview Manufacturing (lot numbers 150301, 150302 contain methanol)

•Germ Eliminator by DBA Donview Manufacturing (lot number 150304 contains ethyl acetate)

•Germzero by Flash Beauté Inc. (lot number 243601 contains ethyl acetate)

•Hand Sanitizer by Contract Packaging Distributions Inc. (lot numbers 8613026, 8613042, 8613048, 8613055, 8613057, 8613058, 8613061, 8613064, 8613066 contain ethyl acetate)

•Hand Sanitizer by JIS Enterprises Inc. (lot numbers 11042020, 16042020, 21042020, 23042020 contain ethyl acetate)

•Hand Sanitizer Alco-San by Crown Chemical Products Inc. (lot numbers 03130, 03310, 04070, 51420-20, 51420-21, 51520-20 contain ethyl acetate)

•Hand Sanitizer Désinfectant pour les mains by Walker Emulsions Ltd. (lot number 210061 contains ethyl acetate)

•Hand Sanitizer Mano-San by Shifaah Health (lot number 04070 contains ethyl acetate)

•Healthcare Plus Sanitizing Hand Gel by The Color Group, Division of Canadian Custom Packaging (lot numbers 024002, 024012, 024022, 021032, 024042, 024072, 024082, 024092, 024003 contain ethyl acetate)

• Holistic Living 70% Alcohol Disinfectant Antiseptic by Lusty Libation, Inc. (lot number ISO007 not authorized to contain technical-grade ethanol)

•Isogel by Lalema Inc. (lot number 5900 0004 contains ethyl acetate)

•Kleen RX Hand Sanitizer Gel by Spa Dent, Inc. (lot number 2010810 contains ethyl acetate)

•KS-Progel Plus by Delta Pharma Inc. (lot number 200417 contains ethyl acetate)

•Manogel by Constant America (lot numbers 04291, 04292, 04293, 04295, 04301, 04321 contain methanol)

•Manogel by Constant America (lot number 04351 contains ethyl acetate)

•MB Hand Sanitizer by Multi-Blend Ltd. (lot numbers May 5, 2020; May 6, 2020; May 11, 2020; May 12, 2020; May 14, 2020; May 19, 2020; May 28, 2020; June 3, 2020; June 16, 2020 contain ethyl acetate)

•Med Clean Hand Sanitizer by Brands International Corporation (lot number 20100001 not authorized to contain technical-grade ethanol)

•Opti-Max Opti-Pure by Brands International Corporation (lot number 20100001 not authorized to contain technical-grade ethanol)

•Protectenol Hand Sanitizer by Applied Lubrication Technology Inc. (some lot numbers are missing risk statements)

•Protectenol Hand Sanitizer Liquid by Applied Lubrication Technology (lot numbers 20-070, 20-083, 20-366, 20-367, 20-368, 20-369, 20-370, 20-371, 20-372, 20-373 contain ethyl acetate)

•Purus by Pharmalab, Inc. (lot numbers B010454, B010486, B010534, B010535, B010591, B010592, B010593, B010594, B010595, B010596, B010915, B010975, B010981 contain methanol)

•Sanatouch by Bio Organic Solutions Corp. (lot number 200409-1 contains ethyl acetate)

•Sanilabs Hand Sanitizer 70% Ethanol by Sanilabs Inc. (lot numbers 6069, 6075 contain ethyl acetate)

•Sanitagel by Jefo Nutrition, Inc. (lot numbers 07820R414, 08520R414, 08720R414, 09020R414, 09320R414 contain methanol)

•Septeeze by Les Produits Ultrapro, Inc. (lot numbers 0155505, 0155405, 0155805, 0156505 contain ethyl acetate)

•Smart Care by R&D Technical Solutions Ltd. (lot numbers 005154, 005155 contain ethyl acetate)

•Solution Hydro-Alcoolique Pour Les Mains by 9376-5576 Québec Inc., DBA Les Produits PGM (lot number 03-06-22 not authorized to contain technical-grade ethanol)

•Tekare Instant Hand Cleanser Gel by TEKPolymer Inc. (containing ethyl acetate)

•Tidol Hand Sanitizer 70% by Tidol Corporation (lot number 7080 contains ethyl acetate)

•Upstreet Do Gooder Hand Sanitizer 65% by Upstreet Craft Brewing (lot numbers A, B contain ethyl acetate)

•Upstreet Do Gooder Hand Sanitizer 80% by Upstreet Craft Brewing (lot number C contains ethyl acetate)

•Vima-San by Crown Chemical Products, Inc. (lot numbers 02200, 02270, 03130, 03310 contain ethyl acetate)

•Vima-San Hand Sanitizer by Green Dolphin Systems Corp. (all lot numbers contain ethyl acetate)

•Visibly Clean Hand Sanitizer by Brands International Corporation (all lot numbers not authorized for sale in Canada)

•Vitalpur by Laboratoire Capillaire Guy Décaux (lot numbers 1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 9, 10 contain ethyl acetate)

•Walker Emulsions Hand Sanitizer by Walker Emulsions Ltd. (lot number 209638 contains ethyl acetate)

•X-Pure Vert-2-Go Gel by Wood Wyant Inc. (lot numbers 109832, 309132, 408732, 208732, 109732, 109232 contain ethyl acetate)

Consumers can identify hand sanitizers that are authorized for use in Canada by looking for a Natural Product Number (NPN) or Drug Identification Number (DIN) on the label.

For a full list of approved products, visit www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/drugs-health-products/disinfectants/covid-19/hand-sanitizer.html.