Take note! A hand sanitizer recall has been issued in Canada and one product that was sold here was revealed to be a fake.\nHealth Canada is warning everyone about counterfeit Zytec Germ Buster Hand Sanitizer that comes in a one-litre bottle.\nThat's because Northern National Sales Inc., the distributor of it, was found to be selling a fake version of the Zytec Germ Buster that is authorized by Health Canada.\nEditor's Choice: American's Tweet About 'Downtown Canada' Went Viral & The Girl Behind It Is Speaking Out\n View this post on Instagram This product is counterfeit Zytec. If you have it, return it where you purchased it. It is in a 1 litre size only. All products from reputable retailers are safe. A post shared by zytec Germ Buster (@zytecgermbuster) on Sep 28, 2020 at 12:50pm PDT\n\n\nThe counterfeit sanitizer is packaged in a one-litre bottle with a black and white label that has the same name, National Producer Number and lot number as the legitimate product.\nThe distributor has recalled that version.\nWith the authorized Zytec Germ Buster Hand Sanitizer, it has a colour label with the lot number 3329733126 and national producer number (NPN) 80015625.\nIt's also only available in a 3.78L format.\nHealth Canada is warning about this because counterfeit products might have ingredients that aren't listed on the label, dangerous additives and contaminants.\nSince the fake Zytec Germ Buster Hand Sanitizer is unauthorized, there could be ingredients in it that are not listed.\nThat means it might pose a serious health risk and not be effective at killing germs, bacteria and viruses.\nIf you have this counterfeit product, you should stop using it right away.\nAccording to Zytec Germ Buster, the fake sanitizer was found being sold in mid-July and it was immediately brought to Health Canada's attention.\nThroughout the COVID-19 pandemic, lots of hand sanitizers have been recalled for similar reasons.