Zanilast+ Gel Hand Sanitiser Recall Photo: FoodPoisoningBulletin

Manufacturer recalls lots of hand sanitisers for containing toxic 1-propanol

*Product contains contain 1-propanol that can induce acute toxicity causing central nervous system depression

Alexander Davis | ConsumerConnect

In view of the potential health risks of the products to consumers, Nanomateriales, SA de CV is recalling all lots of Zanilast+ Gel, Sanitizer gel.

ConsumerConnect learnt that the product contains 1-propanol, which has a remote probability of acute toxicity from ingestion which can cause central nervous system depression, and ultimately, could result in death of consumers.

According to the company in a communication to the United States FDA, there have been no reports of any adverse events.

The products, used as a sanitiser gel, for hand washing to decrease bacteria on the skin, is packaged in 1 liter, 25 kg, and 1 gallon plastic bottles respectively.

The products were said to have been sold to consumers from May 29 to June, 17, 2020, in California, New York and New Jersey in the United States.

On what to do on the affected hand sanitisers, consumers who purchased the recalled products are requested to return same to places of purchase.

Meanwhile, consumers with questions regarding this recall may contact the company at (210) 963 5679) from Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (CT) or by e-mail at: contacto@nanomateriales.com.mx.

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