The FDA warns a product that might be in your home can cause blindness, coma, seizures, or death.

The FDA announced that hand sanitizer and aloe gel that you may have in your home have been recalled due to potentially very dangerous side effects.

Recalled Products May Have Been Purchased By New Yorkers

Photos of the recalled products are below:

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Reason For Recall


Substantial methanol exposure can result in permanent blindness, coma, seizures, permanent damage to the central nervous system, nausea, vomiting, headache blurred vision and even death, according to the FDA.

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"Although all persons using these products on their hands are at risk, young children who accidently ingest these products and adolescents and adults who drink these products as an alcohol (ethanol) substitute are most at risk for methanol poisoning," the FDA states.

As of this writing, no injuries have been released.

Sold Online Across The Nation


The recalled products were sold to New Yorkers and others online via the Aruba Aloe Balm N.V. website. They were sold between 5/1/2021 and 10/27/2023.

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"Consumers that have products which are being recalled should stop using and discard the product," the FDA urges.

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