Double-check your products! Health Canada has issued an updated recall for Dollarama hand sanitizer from the brand Daily Shield.
After issuing an original warning back on October 19, Health Canada has shared an updated notice regarding Daily Shield hand sanitizers.
A new recall was issued on October 29, explaining that the products may have been sold at Dollarama stores across Canada, as well as at other retail locations.
Per the notice, the hand sanitizer products were sold in a variety of different forms, including gels, wipes and liquids.
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If you purchased this product, stop using it immediately.
They are labelled with NDP 80098979 and have an expiry date of May 2023.
While they are no longer believed to be counterfeit products, they are potentially dangerous as they contain methanol.
According to the health agency, this could cause “serious health issues,” including eye irritation, upper respiratory system irritation, dermatitis and headaches.
Methanol could even cause “deadly adverse reactions.”
Additionally, the hand sanitizers in question are unlikely to kill germs and bacteria as expected.
If you have this product at home, Health Canada suggests to stop using it immediately and contact your doctor if you have any concerns.
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