Manufacturer recalls SkinGuard24 hand sanitiser products containing methanol

*Substantial methanol exposure in the products could result in nausea, vomiting, headache, blurred vision, permanent blindness, seizures, coma, others, says SG24 LLC

Isola Moses | ConsumerConnect

In order to safeguard the health of consumers, having labelled its sanitiser products as containing methanol, SG24 LLC is voluntarily recalling the SkinGuard24 ─All Day Hand Sanitiser.

The company in a recent announcement to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) noted the risk of the substantial methanol exposure in the products could result in nausea, vomiting, headache, blurred vision, permanent blindness, seizures, coma, permanent damage to the nervous system or death.

“Although all persons using these products on their hands are at risk, young children who accidently ingest these products and adolescents and adults who drink these products as an alcohol (ethanol) substitute, are most at risk for methanol poisoning,” said SG24 LLC.

The statement, however, said that till date, the company has not received any reports of adverse events related to the products of this recall, which is being conducted with the knowledge of the FDA.

Product Name Size UPC SKU
SkinGuard24 – All Day Hand Sanitizer Plastic bottle with Foam Pump 8 oz (250 mL) 793573 147125 051230024
SkinGuard24 – All Day Hand Sanitizer Plastic bottle with Foam Pump 2.67 oz (70 ml) 793573 147103 051220024
SkinGuard24 – All Day Hand Sanitizer Spray Pocket Pen 10 mL 793573 14709 051210048
SkinGuard24 – All Day Hand Sanitizer Individual Towelette packaged as Single Use 2.5 x 3.75 03150025

The recalled products are used as a hand sanitiser for hand washing to decrease bacteria on the skin when soap and water are not available.

It stated that the recalled products are packaged in PET or High-density polyethylene (HDPE) plastic bottle or pen and as individually packaged Towelettes with UPC’s 7935733144725, 79357314703, 7935733147103 and 79357314709.

The recalled products label colours are teal and blue which include the words SkinGuard24 ─All Day Hand Sanitiser.

According to the company, the affected products were distributed throughout the United States and beyond.

SG24 LLC also said that it had notified customers/distributors by a recall letter and consumers via the announcement.

The announcement further reads: “We are also notifying our distributors, who will help notify their customers by phone calls, e-mails, and/or mailed letters, and is arranging for return of all recalled products.

“Consumers, distributors, and retailers that have recalled products should stop use or distribution and return to place of purchase.

The company, therefore, urges consumers to contact their physicians or healthcare providers if they experience any of the aforementioned problems that may be related to the use of this product.

Consumers with questions regarding this recall can contact SG24 LLC on 1.877.470.8618 Ext. 20, Monday─Friday during business hours 9:00 a.m.─ 4:30 p.m. (EST), or e-mail to recall@skinguard24.com or recall@sg24llc.com.

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