Methanol exposure can lead to nausea, vomiting, headaches and more.

Alex Loh
Updated July 14, 2020
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Earlier this month, ITECH 361 voluntarily recalled bottles of its All Clean Hand Sanitizer, Moisturizer and Disinfectant for potentially containing methanol, or wood alcohol, according to a media release from the FDA. The 18,940 bottles in question were distributed nationwide to wholesale distributors and retailers. Since then, the FDA has expanded the recall to include 59 brands total, all of which potentially contain the potentially fatal ingredient.

Methanol is a chemical that can cause nausea, vomiting, headaches, blurred vision, permanent blindness, seizures, coma, permanent damage to the nervous system and/or death. While all who use the product on their hands are at risk, the FDA warns that those who might ingest the product have the highest risk. Here's what to look for on the one liter plastic bottles of All Clean Hand Sanitizer, Moisturizer and Disinfectant—UPC Code 628055370130—and be sure to check the extensive list below for other brands to avoid.

ITECH 361 is accepting returns on all bottles to their original place of purchase and customers will be eligible for a replacement or refund of the product. You can contact Corina Enriquez at (888) 405-4442 or corina@itech361.com with any questions about the recall.

The FDA recommends that you contact your physician or healthcare provider if you experience any physical problems related to any of the products below and report adverse events or equity problems experienced with the any hand sanitizers to FDA’s MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program (please provide the agency with as much information as possible to identify the product):

  • Complete and submit the report online; or Download and complete the form, then submit it via fax at 1-800-FDA-0178.

The following list of products have the potential for unsafe methanol presence. The FDA recommends that all products on this list be disposed of immediately in the proper hazardous waste containers.

  • Blumen Clear Advanced Hand Sanitizer with 70% Alcohol (NDC not listed)
  • Blumen Advanced Instant Hand Sanitizer Clear Ethyl Alcohol 70% (NDC not listed)
  • BLUMEN Advanced Instant Hand Sanitizer Clear (NDC 60599-015-00; 60599-015-01; 60599-015-02)
  • KLAR AND DANVER Instant Hand Sanitizer (labeled with Greenbrier International Inc.) (NDC 33992-8010-1)
  • MODESA Instant Hand Sanitizer Moisturizers and Vitamin E (NDC 60599-007-33)
  • BLUMEN Advanced Hand Sanitizer (NDC 60599-012-00; 60599-012-01; 60599-012-02; 60599-012-03; 60599-012-04; 60599-012-05; 60599-012-06; 60599-012-07; 60599-012-08; 60599-012-10)
  • BLUMEN Advanced Hand Sanitizer Aloe (NDC 60599-013-00; 60599-013-01; 60599-014-00)
  • BLUMEN Advanced Instant Hand Sanitizer Lavender (NDC 60599-016-00)
  • BLUMEN Clear LEAR Advanced Hand Sanitizer (NDC 60599-017-00; 60599-017-01; 60599-018-00; 60599-018-01)
  • BLUEMEN Clear Advanced Hand Sanitizer (NDC 60599-018-02; 60599-018-03; 60599-018-04; 60599-018-05; 60599-018-06; 60599-018-07; 60599-018-08; 60599-019-00)
  • The Honeykeeper Hand Sanitizer (NDC 60599-020-00; 60599-020-01)
  • BLUMEN Advanced Hand Sanitizer Clear (NDC 60599-024-00)
  • BLUMEN Clear Advanced Instant Hand Sanitizer (NDC 60599-025-00)
  • BLUMEN Clear Advanced Instant Hand Sanitizer Aloe (NDC 60599-026-00)
  • BLUMEN Clear Advanced Instant Hand Sanitizer Lavender (NDC 60599-027-00)
  • BLUMEN Aloe Advanced Hand Sanitizer, with 70 Alcohol (NDC 60599-028-00; 60599-029-00)
  • Blumen Advanced Hand Sanitizer Lavender, with 70% alcohol (NDC 60599-046-00)
  • Blumen Advanced Hand Sanitizer Aloe, with 70% alcohol (NDC 60599-047-00)
  • Blumen Antibacterial Fresh Citrus Hand Sanitizer (NDC 60599-501-01)
  • Blumen Hand Sanitizer Fresh Citrus (NDC 60599-502-01)
  • KLAR and DANVER INSTANT HAND SANTIZER (NDC 60599-801-00)
  • Hello Kitty by Sanrio Hand Sanitizer (NDC 60599-802-00)
  • Assured Instant Hand Sanitizer (Vitamin E and Aloe) (NDC 60599-850-00)
  • Assured Instant Hand Sanitizer (Aloe and Moisturizers) (NDC 60599-851-00)
  • Assured Instant Hand Sanitizer Vitamin E and Aloe (NDC 60599-852-00)
  • Assured Instant Hand Sanitizer Aloe and Moisturizers (NDC 60599-853-00)
  • BLUMEN Instant Hand Sanitizer Fragrance Free (NDC 60599-854-00)
  • BLUMEN Instant Hand Sanitizer Aloe Vera (NDC 60599-855-00)
  • Assured Aloe (NDC 60599-999-10)
  • bio aaa Advance Hand Sanitizer (NDC 76987-402-01)
  • LumiSkin Advance Hand Sanitizer 4 oz (NDC 76987-120-01)
  • LumiSkin Advance Hand Sanitizer 16 oz (NDC 76987-402-02)
  • QualitaMed Hand Sanitizer (NDC 76987-250-01)
  • Earths Amenities Instant Unscented Hand Sanitizer with Aloe Vera Advanced (NDC74949-002-20; 74949-002-25; 74949-002-49; 74949-002-60)
  • Hand Sanitizer Agavespa Skincare (NDC 77415-000-00)
  • Vidanos Easy Cleaning Rentals Hand Sanitizer Agavespa Skincare (NDC 77056-000-01)
  • All-Clean Hand Sanitizer (NDC 74589-002-01)
  • Esk Biochem Hand Sanitizer (NDC 74589-007-01)
  • Lavar 70 Gel Hand Sanitizer (NDC 74589-006-01)
  • The Good Gel Antibacterial Gel Hand Sanitizer (NDC 74589-010-10)
  • CleanCare NoGerm Advanced Hand Sanitizer 80% Alcohol (NDC 74589-005-03)
  • CleanCare NoGerm Advanced Hand Sanitizer 75% Alcohol (NDC 74589-009-01)
  • CleanCare NoGerm Advanced Hand Sanitizer 80% Alcohol (NDC 74589-003-01)
  • Saniderm Advanced Hand Sanitizer (NDC 74589-001-01)
  • Hand sanitizer Gel Unscented 70% Alcohol (NDC 75744-0200-3; 75744-0200-4; 75744-0201-5; 75744-0202-1; 75744-0250-1; 75744-0250-2; 75744-0500-1; 75744-1000-1; 75744-1000-3; 75744-1001-1)
  • Andy’s Best (NDC 73755-120-01; 73755-120-02; 73755-120-04)
  • Andy’s (NDC 73755-110-01; 73755-130-02)
  • Gelclor (NDC 73755-140-01)
  • NeoNatural (NDC 73755-200-01; 73755-200-02)
  • Plus Advanced (NDC 73755-300-01)
  • Optimus Lubricants Instant Hand Sanitizer (NDC 75416-004-01; 75416-005-01)
  • Shine and Clean Hand Sanitizer (NDC 76753-001-01; 76753-001-02; 76753-001-03)
  • Selecto Hand Sanitizer (NDC 76753-002-01)
  • Mystic Shield Protection hand sanitizer (NDC 75477-435-02; 75477-435-10; 75477-435-12; 75477-435-25; 75477-435-50; 75477-534-10)
  • Bersih Hand Sanitizer Gel Fragrance Free 75165-000-01; 75165-001-01; 75165-003-02; 75165-004-01; 75165-005-01; 75165-006-01; 75165-008-01; 75165-250-01; 75165-600-01)
  • Antiseptic Alcohol 70% Topical Solution hand sanitizer (NDA not listed)
  • Hand sanitizer (labeled with Wet Look Janitorial and Gardening Corp.) (NDC 79095-000-01; 79095-001-01; 79095-002-01; 79095-003-01; 79095-004-01; 79095-005-01; 79095-006-01)
  • Britz Hand Sanitizer Ethyl Alcohol 70% (NDC 76676-402-01; 77676-402-02; 77676-402-03; 77676-402-04; 77676-402-05; 77676-402-06; 77676-402-07; 77676-402-08; 77676-402-09; 77676-402-10; 77676-402-11; 77676-402-12; 77676-402-13; 77676-402-14; 77676-402-16; 77676-402-17; 77676-402-18; 77676-402-19; 77676-402-20)
  • DAESI hand sanitizer (NDC 77268-001-01)