When you’re shopping at a beauty retailer like Ulta, your biggest concerns are likely price, quality, or whether or not the product you’re considering is likely to play up your best features. However, you might want to consider just how safe those purchases are, now that a recall notice has been issued for a product from the popular retailer. Read on to discover if you should be purging your home of this product now. And for more safety hazards to avoid, If You’re Using This to Make Coffee, Stop Immediately, Experts Warn.
The affected hand sanitizers can be identified by UPC number 717897092017 and lot numbers 20357A, 20358B, and 20363C. And for the latest recall news delivered straight to your inbox, sign up for our daily newsletter.
According to the recall notice, in significant amounts, exposure to methanol can cause “nausea, vomiting, headache, blurred vision, permanent blindness, seizures, coma, permanent damage to the nervous system, or death.” Benzene, which people can experience reactions to through inhalation, consumption, and skin exposure, may cause leukemia, blood and bone marrow cancers, and potentially-fatal blood disorders. Acetaldehyde “can possibly cause cancer in humans,” the recall notice states.