Hand Sanitizer Toxicity

“Methanol is not an acceptable ingredient for hand sanitizers and should not be used due to its toxic effects,” the FDA wrote.

Methanol in hand sanitizers is a health hazard, the FDA says. Make sure the products you buy don’t have it.


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