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The FDA said it discovered “unacceptable levels” of carcinogens during testing of some Artnaturals hand sanitizers.
Washington — US Food and Drug Administration urges consumers to stop using all hand sanitizers from artnaturals, Concerns about carcinogenic chemicals in products sold nationwide.
on Monday, Announced by the FDA “Unacceptable levels” of benzene, acetaldehyde, and acetal contaminants were detected during some tests Freehand disinfectant with the scent of artnaturals..
As of October 4, officials say Artnaturals has not responded to multiple FDA attempts to discuss contaminated hand sanitizers, including potential recalls and manufacturer identification.
“Therefore, as of October 4, the FDA is urging consumers not to use artnaturals hand sanitizers,” the FDA said in a notice posted online. According to the FDA, products should ideally be disposed of in hazardous waste containers.
Both benzene and acetaldehyde are associated with human cancer, but acetals can irritate the eyes, skin, and upper respiratory tract, the FDA said.
“The exact risk of using hand sanitizers containing benzene, acetaldehyde, or acetals is unknown, but the FDA has stated that consumers should not use products contaminated with unacceptable levels of benzene, acetaldehyde, or acetals. Recommended by the FDA, “said the FDA.
FDA warning comes later Study from Valisure We have identified high levels of benzene in several hand sanitizer brands, including artnaturals.
Currently, the FDA has 260 hand sanitizer products. Do not use lists.. The list, which is steadily increasing through the coronavirus pandemic, includes products that may contain toxic ingredients and products that have less than the approved alcohol requirement.
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