Company recalls hand sanitisers as products may contain methanol

*Products may contain methanol (wood alcohol) with list of affected batches

Emmanuel Akosile | ConsumerConnect

In order to prevent the use of its potentially toxic products from damaging consumers’ health, Resource Recovery and Trading is recalling all lots of hand sanitisers manufactured by MXL Comercial S.A. de C.V.

It was gathered that the products may contain methanol (wood alcohol) and a subpotency of ethyl alcohol.

However, there are no reports of adverse events to date, according to ConsumerAffairs.

The recalled products with 70% Ethyl Alcohol Disinfectant Gel, packaged in 6.7-FL Oz. (200 ml) bottles, UPC 650240026020, and Hand Sanitiser Non-sterile Solution 70% Topical Solution, packaged in 20L (5.28 Gal) liter plastic containers, UPC 37710600013, were sold June 10─20, 2020, in Alabama and Georgia, United States (US).

On what to do with the affected batches, consumers who purchased the recalled products should stop using and return them to the place of purchase.

Consumers with questions may contact the firm on (858) 964-4590 form Monday to Friday between 9:00 a.m and 3:00 p.m (PT), or by e-mail at

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