The following notice has been issued by the European Commission:
Gel Hand Sanitiser
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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
Colourless, transparent liquid. Ingredients listed as Alcohol Denat, Aqua, Xantham Gum, Butanone, Glycerol, Isopropyl Alcohol, Denatonium.
The product is sold in a 5-litre bottle with a green, blue and white label.
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