Health product recall

Rocky Mountain Soap Company recalls hand sanitizers due to the potential presence of undeclared methanol

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Summary

Product
Nomad Hand Sanitizers
Issue
Health products - Undeclared substance
What to do

Stop using this product. Consult a health care professional if you have used it and have health concerns. If the product is swallowed, call a poison control centre or seek medical help immediately. Keep all hand sanitizers out of the reach of children.  Report any health product adverse events or complaints to Health Canada

Affected products

Brand

Product Name

Market Authorization

Dosage Form

Strength

Lot number

Nomad Hand Sanitizer Lemongrass; Nomad Hand Sanitizer Scent Free

Nomad Hand Sanitizer

NPN 80097907

Gel

Ethyl alcohol 80.0%

All Lots

Nomad Hand Sanitizer Jasmine

Nomad Hand Sanitizer: Jasmine Scent

NPN 80101611

Gel

Ethyl alcohol 60-80%

All Lots

Nomad Hand Sanitizer Scent Free

Nomad Hand Sanitizer: Scent Free; Nomad Hand Sanitizer: Unscented

NPN 80106380

Gel

Ethyl alcohol 75.0%

All Lots

Nomad Hand Sanitizer Lavender

Nomad Hand Sanitizer: Lavender Scent

NPN 80101564

Gel

Ethyl alcohol 75.12 %

All Lots

Nomad Hand Sanitizer: Summertime

Nomad Hand Sanitizer: Summertime

NPN 80109298

Gel

Ethyl alcohol 60-80%

All Lots

Nomad Hand Sanitizer: Winter Cheer

Nomad Hand Sanitizer: Winter Cheer

NPN 80104632

Gel

Ethyl alcohol 74.56%

All Lots

Issue

Quality concerns of affected lots due to deficiencies in Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP). May contain undeclared impurity, methanol, at elevated levels.

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
  • Keep all hand sanitizers out of the reach of children.
  • Never eat or drink hand sanitizers, as swallowing even small amounts can be dangerous or fatal. If swallowed, call a poison control centre or seek medical help immediately.

 

Report any health product adverse events or complaints to Health Canada.

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. Consult these resources for more information:

Health Canada’s Licensed Natural Health Products Database and Drug Product Database, for hand sanitizers that have been authorized by Health Canada; and the list of hand sanitizers authorized or registered in other jurisdictions that may not display a Natural Product Number (NPN) or Drug Identification Number (DIN) but have been accepted for use in Canada during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Additional information

Previous recalls or alerts
Background

Depth or recall: Retailers

Details
Original published date: 2022-06-16
Alert / recall type
Health product recall
Category
Health product - Drugs
Companies

Rocky Mountain Soap Company #201-106 Bow Meadow Cresent, Canmore, AB, T1W 2W9

Published by
Health Canada
Audience
General public
Healthcare
Industry
Recall class
Type II
Identification number
RA-64273