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Additional Hand Sanitizer Recalled Because It May Pose Health Risks

KAWARTHA LAKES-Health Canada is advising Canadians that the following hand sanitizers are being recalled because they may pose health risks.

Health Canada maintains this list of hand sanitizers that may pose health risks, so that Canadians can easily identify products they may have purchased and take appropriate action. Canadians are encouraged to check it regularly for updates

Product

Reason for
recall

Company

NPN or DIN

Lot Number(s)

Expiry Date

Biogel; Préférence

May contain
unacceptable
ingredient,
methanol or ethyl
acetate

Groupe Savon
Olympic Inc.

80098684

All lots beginning
with 0C, 0D9,
0E9, and 0F9

April 2022.
Expiry date
not printed on
all labels.

 

What you should do

  • Stop using the products identified in the table.
    • Follow municipal or regional guidelines on how to dispose of chemicals and other hazardous waste; or
    • Return the product to your local pharmacy for proper disposal
  • Contact the company if you would like more information about the recall
  • Consult your health care professional if you have used these products and have health concerns

To help limit the spread of COVID-19, wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.

If soap and water are not available, use alcohol-based hand sanitizers that have been authorized for sale in Canada.

 

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Pamela Vanmeer
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Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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