WEYMOUTH (CBS) — Walmart and Target listed new recalls for potentially toxic hand sanitizers on their websites late last week. The FDA’s recall list of hand sanitizers that may contain methanol, which can be toxic when absorbed into the skin or ingested, has grown to 77 entries.
Walmart released a list of stores nationwide that sold the recalled Scent Theory hand sanitizer, and the company’s Weymouth location makes the list.READ MORE: Blizzard Warning For Potentially Historic Storm That's Likely To Bring More Than 2 Feet Of Snow
Meanwhile, Target says the recalled Born Basic hand sanitizer was sold at Target stores and on Target.com.READ MORE: To Do List: Skiing At Bretton Woods, Boston Wine And Food Festival, Frost Fit
The FDA says “substantial methanol exposure” can cause nausea, vomiting, headache and sometimes cause permanent damage to the nervous system or death.Woman Arrested In South Shore Plaza Murder, Shooter Remains At-Large
See the updated list of FDA hand sanitizer recalls here.