FDA expands list of potentially toxic hand sanitizers ...- details about hand sanitizer ,The FDA on Monday added two new brands of hand sanitizers to its recall list, due to the potential presence of methanol in the products. A company called 4E Brands voluntarily recalled all lots of ...Hand sanitizer - WikipediaHand sanitizer is a liquid, gel, or foam generally used to decrease infectious agents on the hands. In most settings, such as the current COVID-19 pandemic, hand washing with soap and water is generally preferred. Hand sanitizer is less effective at killing certain kinds of germs, such as norovirus and Clostridium difficile and unlike soap and water, it cannot remove harmful chemicals.