Real Clean Distribuciones SA de CV Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of 4 Hand Sanitizer Due to Potential Presence of Undeclared Methanol
By: Real Clean Distribuciones S.A. De C.V.
Risk Statement: Substantial methanol exposure 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 accidentally ingest these products and adolescents and adults who drink these products as an alcohol (ethanol) substitute, are most at risk for methanol poisoning. To date, Real Clean Distribuciones SA de CV has not received reports of adverse events related to this recall.
These products are used as hand sanitizers and marketed to help decrease bacteria on the skin when soap and water are not available. Real Clean Distribuciones SA de CV manufacturers product for four brands included in this recall.
Scent Theory and Born Basic hand sanitizer products are produced by several different manufacturers, in several different countries, and only those lots manufactured by Real Clean in Mexico are subject to the recall.
The affected hand sanitizers are packaged in clear bottles with clear or colored dispensing caps or pump. The hand sanitizers subject to this recall can be identified by lot numbers, which appear on the top of the clear hand sanitizer bottle.
The recalled products include the following lots:
Real Clean Distribuciones SA de CV is notifying its distributors by recall letter and consumers via this press release. Real Clean Distribuciones SA de CV is arranging for the return and refund of all recalled products.
Consumers with questions regarding this recall can contact Stericycle during the following hours: Sunday - Saturday 08:00 am - 8:00 pm EST at:
Toll Free: 866-512-4073
Adverse reactions or quality problems experienced with the use of this product may be reported to the FDA's MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program either online, by regular mail or by fax.
Page Updated Last on: Jul 28, 2020