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Hand Sanitizer Recalled! Methanol Poisoning May Occur!

A voluntary national recall has been issued from Jarman’s Midwest Cleaning Systems, Inc. for their 75% and 80% Isopropyl Alcohol and Hand Sanitizer due to the possible presence of methanol. At the time of the writing of this notice, there have been no reports of adverse events, but the risk of major reactions including death remains high.

SUMMARY

Date of Recall:

Announced: March 27, 2023

Public Notification: March 28, 2023

Name(s) of Drug:

Midwest Cleaning Solutions, Clean Pro Supply

Isopropyl Alcohol Antiseptic 75% Topical Solution Hand Sanitizer, Non-Sterile Solution

Alcohol Antiseptic 80% Topical Solution Hand Sanitizer Non-Sterile Solution

Company Name:

Jarman’s Midwest Cleaning Systems, Inc.

Drug Indication:

Hand Sanitizer

Product Description

The sanitizer was distributed in gallon sized, clear or white plastic bottles. The bottles were sold individually and in 4-bottle cases.

Reason for Recall

At this time, no adverse reactions have been reported. However, exposure to Methanol through topical (skin), inhalation (breathing in fumes) or consumption (drinking the fluid) can lead to reactions such as:

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Dermatitis
  • Blurred vision
  • Loss of Appetite
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Diarrhea
  • Pancreatitis
  • Giddiness
  • Insomnia
  • Mania
  • Amnesia
  • Visual Hallucinations
  • Tachycardia (fast heart rate)
  • Bradycardia (slow heart rate)
  • Hypotension (low blood pressure)
  • Tachypnea (fast breathing)
  • Respiratory Arrest (no longer breathing)
  • Seizures
  • Blindness
  • Permanent damage to the central nervous system
  • Coma
  • Death

Impacts

Consumers who have used or been exposed to the contaminated hand sanitizer may experience any of the previously listed symptoms immediately or up to 72 hours following exposure.

Lot information

Consumers can locate the DOM (date of manufacturing) and the NDC (national drug code) on bottles matching the volumes listed on the chart below.

Alcohol Antiseptic 80% Topical Solution Hand Sanitizer
Non-sterile Solution
Manufacturer / Distributer DOM NDC Volume
Midwest Cleaning Solutions
404 Noid Rd, Canton SD 57013
800-288-0741
24 MAR through
18DEC2020
None 3.785 L
Clean Pro Supply, LLC
1533 Lyell Ave, Rochester, NY 14606
585-623-5075
24MAR2020 through
18DEC2020
77518-200-01 1 Gallon,
128 fl oz,
3785 mL
Isopropyl Alcohol Antiseptic 75% Topical Solution Hand Sanitizer
Non-sterile Solution
Manufacturer / Distributer DOM NDC Volume
Midwest Cleaning Solutions
404 Noid Rd, Canton SD 57013
800-288-0741
24MAR2020 through
18DEC2020
74663-002-01 3.785 L

FDA.gov

Have you found that your product is part of the recall? Here’s what you should do:

Consumers

If you find that your lot of sanitizers is part of this recall, do the following:

  1. Call your doctor right away and notify them of any exposure that you have had to the drug.
  2. Continue to monitor your health for any adverse symptoms over the next 72 hours and notify your physician if any concerns are noted.
  3. Consumers should contact Jarman’s Midwest Cleaning systems, Inc at 1-800-288-0741 with questions or refund requests. They are available Mon-Fri from 8:30am to 5:00pm (CST). You can also contact them via email at recall@mwcleaningsolutions.com.
  4. If you are currently experiencing or have experienced an adverse reaction to this drug (listed above), notify your physician immediately and notify the FDA by calling 1-800-332-1088 or completing an online reporting form.
  5. Contact MedWaste Management for information and/or assistance with disposing of the recalled solution.

Retailer

  1. Examine all inventory and remove stock that is affected by the recall immediately.
  2. Contact Jarman’s Midwest Cleaning systems, Inc at 1-800-288-0741 or you can utilize recall@mwcleaningsolutions.com to contact them via email. Notify them of any recalled batches that have already been sold to consumers.
  3. Notify affected consumers of recalled batches that they have already or will receive.
  4. Contact MedWaste Management for information and/or assistance with disposing of the recalled solution.

Wholesaler

  1. Examine all inventory and remove stock that is affected by the recall immediately.
  2. Contact Jarman’s Midwest Cleaning systems, Inc at 1-800-288-0741 or you can utilize recall@mwcleaningsolutions.com to contact them via email.  Notify them of any recalled batches that have already been shipped to retailers.
  3. Notify affected retailers of recalled batches that they have already or will receive.
  4. Contact MedWaste Management for information and/or assistance with disposing of the recalled solution.

 

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