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WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 06: A basket of smaller bottles of hand sanitizer in the coronavirus pop-up store by Adilisha Patrom, owner of the Suites DC, a co-working and event space across the street from Gallaudet University, who started her pop-up store that sells face masks, protective gloves, and hand sanitizer for customers concerned about the spread of the novel coronavirus which causes the COVID-19 disease in the NoMa neighborhood of Washington, DC on March 6, 2020. With the growing spread of the coronavirus around the world it is becoming harder and harder to find protective equipment and hand sanitizer around the country, especially the N95 protective face mask which Patrom is selling for $30, three times its regular cost. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Getty Images)

Don’t let this scare you away from using hand sanitizer, because it’s an important tool for fighting the virus. But the FDA put out a warning this weekend about nine different brands that could actually CAUSE health issues.

 

They’re all made by a Mexican company called Eskbiochem. And they contain something called wood methanol that’s extremely toxic.

It can absorb through your skin and cause nausea, vomiting, headaches, blurred vision, seizures, nerve damage, permanent blindness, and even kill you.

So if you’ve been using any of these brands, STOP immediately and see a doctor.

Here are the brand names you need to worry about . . .

1. Esk Biochem Hand Sanitizer.

2. All-Clean Hand Sanitizer.

3. The Good Gel Antibacterial Hand Sanitizer.

4. Saniderm Advanced Hand Sanitizer

5. Four different types of a brand called CleanCare NoGerm Advanced Hand Sanitizer.

6. And Lavar 70 Gel Hand Sanitizer. That one was especially toxic. The FDA tested a bottle, and it was 81% methanol.

Here’s a link to the FDA post about it all.

Carl Craft is studying here on earth for a short time and trying to make the most of it... with varying amounts of success. He's heard every morning on The Morning Rat Race. Sometimes he goes, "sock / shoe, sock / shoe" which we think is a sign of some kind of psychosis...