Consumers warned of ‘serious injury’ from hand sanitisers in food and drink packaging

By Lucy Tandon Copp 3-Sep-2020

The FDA has issued a warning that some hand sanitiser manufacturers in the US have been using baby food or drink packaging to house the alcohol-based hand hygiene gels

The US FDA is warning consumers to be vigilant of hand sanitisers packaged in what appears to be food or drink pouches and bottles.

The regulatory watchdog issued a red alert after discovering that alcohol-based hand hygiene products, used to combat the spread of Covid-19, were being accidentally ingested by confused consumers.

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Hand sanitiser has been found packaged in beer cans, children’s food pouches ...

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