Consumers have been previously advised that hand sanitizers containing methanol should be disposed of in hazardous waste containers and that the products should not be flushed or poured down the drain.
Consumers who have been exposed to hand sanitizer containing methanol and are experiencing symptoms should seek immediate treatment for potential reversal of toxic effects of methanol poisoning.
Methanol, or wood alcohol, is a substance that can be toxic when absorbed through the skin or ingested and can be life-threatening when ingested.
The agency will provide additional information as it becomes available.
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