Health product recall

Zero Tolerance Plus Sanitizer: Contains undeclared impurity at elevated levels.

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Summary

Product
Zero Tolerance Plus Sanitizer
Issue
Health products - Product quality
COVID
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
Zero Tolerance Plus Sanitizer Zero Tolerance Plus Sanitizer NPN 80098829 Gel Ethyl alcohol, 60-80% 23-01-11, 23-02-09, 23-03-04, 23-06-07, 23-02-04, 23-02-16, 23-03-09, 23-07-30

Issue

Contains undeclared impurity, benzene, at elevated levels.

What you should do

  1. 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
  2. Contact the company if you would like more information about the recall
  3. Consult your health care professional if you have used these products and have health concerns
  4. Keep all hand sanitizers out of the reach of children.
  5. 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.
  6.  

    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 of recall: Wholesalers, Retailers

Details
Original published date:
Alert / recall type
Health product recall
Category
Health products - Natural health products
Companies

Beauty In Bulk

6290 Shawson Drive, Unit A, Mississauga

ON, L5T 1H5

Published by
Health Canada
Audience
General public
Healthcare
Industry
Recall class
Type II
Identification number
RA-64469