Hand sanitizer recalled because packaging looks like water bottles, company says

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American Screening LLC of Shreveport is voluntarily recalling 153,336 units of hand sanitizer containing 70% ethyl alcohol gel.

The sanitizer is packaged in 8-ounce containers that resemble water bottles. The product is intended to be applied topically and not ingested.

Bottles of American Screening hand sanitizer.  The company announced a voluntary recall of bottles similar to these due to their similarity to water bottles.
Bottles of American Screening hand sanitizer. The company announced a voluntary recall of bottles similar to these due to their similarity to water bottles.

The affected hand sanitizer lots include the following expiration dates of 5/21/2022 and 05/24/2022 for black-capped bottles and no lot numbers or expiration dates for clear-capped bottles.

The product can be identified by its shape, with a black flip top cap or clear cap with blue pouring spout with the weight of measure of 8-ounces/237mL, UPC 8 4005051579 2.

Consumers with questions regarding this recall can contact Wendy Laskowski by e-mailing wlaskowski@americanscreeningcorp.com.

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This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Over 153K hand sanitizers recalled that looked like water bottles

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