The following notice has been issued by the European Commission:

Alert number
A12/01596/20

Category
Chemical products

Product
Hand disinfectant

Brand
Chemistplus

Name
Gel Hand Sanitiser

Type / number of model
Unknown

Barcode
0745125389592

Batch number
CP5L01

Counterfeit
No

Risk type
Health risk / other

The product contains less alcohol than advertised (measured value as low as 22% by weight). Consequently, it has insufficient disinfectant properties, increasing the risk of infection for the user.

The product does not comply with the Biocidal Products Regulation.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor)
Withdrawal of the product from the market

Description
Colourless, transparent liquid. Ingredients listed as Alcohol Denat, Aqua, Xantham Gum, Butanone, Glycerol, Isopropyl Alcohol, Denatonium.

Packaging description
The product is sold in a 5-litre bottle with a green, blue and white label.

Country of origin
United Kingdom

Alert submitted by
United Kingdom

Type of alert
Serious

Chemist Plus
Recall: Chemist Plus – Gel Hand Sanitiser

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