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Food and Drug Branch (FDB)

 Contact

Main Telephone:

(800) 495-3232

 

Email:

FDBinfo@cdph.ca.gov

 

Address (Courier Delivery):

California Department of Public Health - Food and Drug Branch

1500 Capitol Ave, MS 7602

Sacramento, CA 95814

 

Address (Non-Courier Delivery):

California Department of Public Health - Food and Drug Branch

P.O. Box 997435, MS 7602

Sacramento, CA 95899

Drug Recalls

Information regarding drug recalls, distribution lists, and links to other drug recall information may be found below. For recall questions please contact the Food and Drug Branch main line at (916) 650-6500.

To access previous Drug Recalls, please email FDBMedDevice@cdph.ca.gov or contact us using the information on the left.

Click here to read the current FDB Hand Sanitizer Advisory (PDF).

 Drug Recall Information

2022 Recalls

FDA Recall: Unilever Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Suave 24-Hour Protection Aerosol Antiperspirant Powder and Suave 24-Hour Protection Aerosol Antiperspirant Fresh Due to Presence of Slightly Elevated Levels of Benzene

FDA Recall:  Best Brand Consumers Products, Inc. Issues Voluntary Recall of Mickey Mouse Hand Sanitizer Ethyl Alcohol 68% Due to Presence of Methanol and the Mandalorian Hand Sanitizer Ethyl Alcohol 68% Due to the Presence of Benzene

FDA Recall: Tennessee Technical Coatings Corp Issues Nationwide Voluntary Recall of Hand Sanitizer Isopropyl Alcohol Antiseptic 75% Due to Presence of Methanol (PDF)

2021 Recalls

P&G Issues Voluntary Recall of Specific Old Spice and Secret Aerosol Spray Antiperspirants and Old Spice Below Deck Aerosol Spray Products (PDF)

Global Sanitizers Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Medically Minded Hand Sanitizer Due to Presence of Undeclared Methanol - 05/12/2021 (PDF)

Dibar Nutricional S. de R.L. De C.V. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of DIBAR Labs Hand Sanitizer Due to the Presence of Methanol (Wood Alcohol) - 05/11/2021 (PDF)

Dash Xclusive Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Imperia Elita Vitaccino Coffee Due to the Presence of Undeclared Sibutramine and Fluoxetine - 05/11/2021 (PDF)

Scentsational Soaps & Candles, Inc. Voluntarily Expands Nationwide Recall of Scented Hand Sanitizers Due to the Presence of Methanol (Wood Alcohol), Benzene and Acetaldehyd - 05/10/2021 (PDF)

Scentsational Soaps & Candles, Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Scented Hand Sanitizers Due to the Presence of Methanol (Wood Alcohol), Benzene and Acetaldehyde

Bryant Ranch Prepack Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Spironolactone 25 mg and 50 mg Tablets Due to Mislabeling with the Incorrect Strength - 03/09/2021 (PDF)

2020 Recalls

Shane Erickson, Inc. DBA Innovative Marketing Consultants Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Wash-Free Hand Sanitizer Due to Potential Presence of Undeclared Methanol - 12/24/2020 (PDF)

Ashtel Studios - Licensed Hand Sanitizers Packaged in 0.84 Fluid Ounce Pouches - 10/02/2020 (PDF)

Ashtel Studios Issues Voluntary Recall of Licensed Hand Sanitizers Packaged in 0.84 Fluid Ounce Pouches Due to Misbranding Because They Resemble Food and Drink Container Pouches - 10/01/2020

Medek, LLC - M Hand Sanitizer Alcohol Antiseptic 80% 09/09/2020 (PDF)

DMM VISSION, S.A. DE C.V. - Cleaner Hand Sanitizer 09/08/2020 (PDF)

AJR Trading LLC - bio aaa Advance Hand Sanitizer 09/03/2020 (PDF)

CorgioMed LLC - All Lots of Leafree Instant Hand Sanitizer Aloe Vera Labled as "Edible Alcohol" 09/03/2020 (PDF)

U.S. FDA Warning Regarding Hand Sanitizer Products Found Contaminated with 1-Propanol (PDF)

Open Book Extracts (OBX) - Always Be Clean Hand Sanitizer and Just Hand Sanitizer Products 08/29/2020 (PDF) 

Nanomateriales, SA de CV - ZANILAST+ GEL 08/26/2020 (PDF)

Asiaticon SA de CV - V-Klean Hand Sanitizer Gel, Medically Minded Hand Sanitizer Gel and Protz Real Protection Antibacterial Hand Sanitizer 08/25/2020 (PDF)

Grupo Asimex De Mexico Sa De CV - Florance Morris Antiseptic Hand Sanitizer 70% Alcohol 08/17/2020 (PDF)

HARMONIC NATURE S. DE R.L. Mi - Harmonic Nature Hand Sanitizer 08/14/2020 (PDF)

Soluciones Cosméticas - Bersih Hand Sanitizer Gel (UPDATED) 08/09/2020 (PDF)

Incredible Products S.A. de C.V. - Gelbac T Antibacterial Handgel 08/06/2020 (PDF)

Roque Plast S.A. de C.V. - Command Brands Gel AntiBac Instant Hand Sanitizer 08/04/2020 (PDF)

LABORATORIOS JALOMA S.A. de C.V. - Jaloma Antiseptic Hand Sanitizer, Ethyl Alcohol 62% With vitamin E 07/31/2020 (PDF)

Albek de Mexico S.A. de C.V. - Multiple Product Under Multiple Brand Names 07/30/2020 (PDF)

Resource Recovery & Trading - Manufactured by MXL Comercial S.A. de C.V. 7/27/2020 (PDF)

Broncolin S.A. de C.V. - Herbacil Antiseptic Hand Sanitizer 70% Alcohol 7/27/2020 (PDF)

4e Brands North America - Assured, Blumen, Modesa Hand Sanitizer Recalls Hand Sanitizer (EXPANDED) 07/24/2020 (PDF)

LIQ-E S.A. de C.V. - OPTIMUS Instant Hand Sanitizer 07/20/2020 (PDF)

Soluciones Cosméticas - Bersih Hand Sanitizer Gel 07/14/2020 (PDF)

AAA Cosmética, S.A. de C.V. - bio aaa Advance Hand Sanitizer 07/14/2020 (PDF)

 Safety Alerts

None at this time

 External Links to Recall Information

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