Maryland Company To Pay $550K For Misleading Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Over Hand SanitizerA Maryland company has agreed to pay $550,000 to settle claims that it misled the Boston-area public transit agency about the effectiveness of its alcohol-free hand sanitizer, the Massachusetts attorney general announced Wednesday.
People Are Dying After Drinking Hand Sanitizer, CDC SaysPeople are getting sick and even dying after swallowing hand sanitizer, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday. Four died and others have suffered impaired vision or seizures, the CDC says.
The FDA's List Of Dangerous Hand Sanitizers Has Now Grown To More Than 100The US Food and Drug Administration has expanded its warning about hand sanitizers to avoid, with the list now topping 100.
FDA Expands List Of Potentially Deadly Hand SanitizersThe US Food and Drug Administration has expanded its list of potentially deadly and sanitizer products, warning a Mexican-based company about selling products that contain methanol, a dangerous form of alcohol that can poison people through their skin.
FDA Warns Against Using Two Dozen Hand Sanitizers That Could Contain Toxic Wood AlcoholThe Food and Drug Administration has added more hand sanitizers to its growing list of products that contain wood alcohol, which is toxic if absorbed through the skin.
9 Brands Of Hand Sanitizer May Be Toxic, FDA WarnsU.S. consumers should not use any of nine brands of possibly toxic hand sanitizer that may contain methanol, or wood alcohol, a substance that's potentially dangerous when absorbed through the skin or ingested, the Food and Drug Administration warned.
Coronavirus Latest: Ocean City, Maryland's Seacrets Restaurant Switches Distillery To Make Hand SanitizerA popular restaurant and distillery in Ocean City, Maryland, is the latest business in the state to switch over to making hand sanitizer amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus Resources: Baltimore Spirits Company Making Hand Sanitizer, Selling T-Shirts To Benefit Local Service IndustryThe Baltimore Spirits Company announced they are going to roll out some merchandise to help bring relief to local service workers furloughed or laid off by the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus In Maryland: Distilleries Using Alcohol To Make Hand Sanitizer, Address ShortageHand sanitizer is hard to come by these days, so some distilleries across the country are using the alcohol they make to create it themselves, including one right here in Maryland.
Medical Misconceptions: Hand SanitizerMany use hand sanitizers to rid themselves of germs they may have picked up on their hands. But is that a replacement for good old soap and water? In a word: no.
Using Hand Sanitizer May Be Giving You A False Sense Of SecurityA new study shows that quickly smearing an ethanol-based hand sanitizer onto your hands probably won't kill those cold and flu bugs.
The Most Common Active Ingredient In Hand Sanitizer Is Still Under FDA InvestigationAfter reviewing the safety and effectiveness of hand sanitizers, the US Food and Drug Administration has ruled that dozens of active ingredients can't be used in the antiseptic rubs, but the agency still wants answers about the most common active ingredient.
Research: Bacteria Can Live On Airplane Surfaces For A Week+Before you take your next flight, you may want to take along a little extra hand sanitizer. New research shows bacteria can hang around on airplane surfaces for more than a week.