Hand Sanitizer Companies Sued For False Germ-Killing ...- hand sanitizer company being sued ,A California woman says that she and other consumers were misled about the effectiveness of an alcohol-based hand sanitizer in a recently lodged Germ-X class action lawsuit.In another case, the manufacturer of Purell faces class action allegations that their Healthcare Advanced Hand Sanitizer is falsely marketed as being able to prevent serious diseases such as the flu and the Ebola virus.FDA to Purell: Stop claiming your hand sanitizers ...The US Food and Drug Administration is giving the maker of Purell products a stern warning: Stop making unproven claims that over-the-counter hand sanitizers help eliminate Ebola, MRSA or the flu.