U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns
According to the FDA, Hand sanitizers containing wood alcohol or methanol can be harmful to health.
The coronavirus epidemic has spread around the world. From the medical staff to the general public, personal hygiene has become more of a concern since the epidemic hit. Hand sanitizers have become widely used in these difficult times of the epidemic to avoid having to wash hashes with soap or handwash frequently and to disinfect hands more easily, but overuse can cause you a lot of damage. The FDA (Food and Control Administration) has warned that toxic alcohol in hand sanitizers can lead to a number of health-related illnesses, including blindness.
Wood alcohol is harmful to health
The FDA also recommends that hand sanitizers be tested before using their content, ie what type of ingredients they are made of. According to the FDA, hand sanitizers containing wood alcohol or methanol can be harmful to health.
Hand sanitizers containing harmful chemicals are harmful to health
According to FDA Commissioner Stephen, health care workers and consumers should avoid the use of methanol-containing hand sanitizers. According to international health reports, the use of hand sanitizers containing harmful chemicals including methanol can cause serious illnesses including vomiting, blindness, stroke, and coma.