US FDA Calls For Drugmakers To Test Alcohol Ingredients For Methanol
Guidance Responds To Rash Of Hand Sanitizer Poisonings During Pandemic
The US FDA wants manufacturers and compounding facilities to test drug products for methanol in alcohol ingredients, and responds to reports of fatal methanol poisonings of consumers who ingested alcohol-based based hand sanitizers.
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