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Food and Drug Branch (FDB)


Main Telephone:

(800) 495-3232




Address (Courier Delivery):

California Department of Public Health - Food and Drug Branch

1500 Capitol Ave, MS 7602

Sacramento, CA 95814


Address (Non-Courier Delivery):

California Department of Public Health - Food and Drug Branch

P.O. Box 997435, MS 7602

Sacramento, CA 95899

Drug Recalls

Information regarding drug recalls, distribution lists, and links to other drug recall information may be found below. For recall questions please contact the Food and Drug Branch main line at (916) 650-6500.

To access previous Drug Recalls, please email or contact us using the information on the left.

Click here to read the current FDB Hand Sanitizer Advisory (PDF).

 Hand Sanitizer Recall Information

March 2021

Bryant Ranch Prepack Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Spironolactone 25 mg and 50 mg Tablets Due to Mislabeling with the Incorrect Strength - 03/09/2021 (PDF)

December 2020

Shane Erickson, Inc. DBA Innovative Marketing Consultants Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Wash-Free Hand Sanitizer Due to Potential Presence of Undeclared Methanol - 12/24/2020 (PDF)

October 2020

Ashtel Studios - Licensed Hand Sanitizers Packaged in 0.84 Fluid Ounce Pouches - 10/02/2020 (PDF)

Ashtel Studios Issues Voluntary Recall of Licensed Hand Sanitizers Packaged in 0.84 Fluid Ounce Pouches Due to Misbranding Because They Resemble Food and Drink Container Pouches - 10/01/2020

September 2020

Medek, LLC - M Hand Sanitizer Alcohol Antiseptic 80% 09/09/2020 (PDF)

DMM VISSION, S.A. DE C.V. - Cleaner Hand Sanitizer 09/08/2020 (PDF)

AJR Trading LLC - bio aaa Advance Hand Sanitizer 09/03/2020 (PDF)

CorgioMed LLC - All Lots of Leafree Instant Hand Sanitizer Aloe Vera Labled as "Edible Alcohol" 09/03/2020 (PDF)

August 2020

U.S. FDA Warning Regarding Hand Sanitizer Products Found Contaminated with 1-Propanol (PDF)

Open Book Extracts (OBX) - Always Be Clean Hand Sanitizer and Just Hand Sanitizer Products 08/29/2020 (PDF) 

Nanomateriales, SA de CV - ZANILAST+ GEL 08/26/2020 (PDF)

Asiaticon SA de CV - V-Klean Hand Sanitizer Gel, Medically Minded Hand Sanitizer Gel and Protz Real Protection Antibacterial Hand Sanitizer 08/25/2020 (PDF)

Grupo Asimex De Mexico Sa De CV - Florance Morris Antiseptic Hand Sanitizer 70% Alcohol 08/17/2020 (PDF)

HARMONIC NATURE S. DE R.L. Mi - Harmonic Nature Hand Sanitizer 08/14/2020 (PDF)

Soluciones Cosméticas - Bersih Hand Sanitizer Gel (UPDATED) 08/09/2020 (PDF)

Incredible Products S.A. de C.V. - Gelbac T Antibacterial Handgel 08/06/2020 (PDF)

Roque Plast S.A. de C.V. - Command Brands Gel AntiBac Instant Hand Sanitizer 08/04/2020 (PDF)

July 2020

LABORATORIOS JALOMA S.A. de C.V. - Jaloma Antiseptic Hand Sanitizer, Ethyl Alcohol 62% With vitamin E 07/31/2020 (PDF)

Albek de Mexico S.A. de C.V. - Multiple Product Under Multiple Brand Names 07/30/2020 (PDF)

Resource Recovery & Trading - Manufactured by MXL Comercial S.A. de C.V. 7/27/2020 (PDF)

Broncolin S.A. de C.V. - Herbacil Antiseptic Hand Sanitizer 70% Alcohol 7/27/2020 (PDF)

4e Brands North America - Assured, Blumen, Modesa Hand Sanitizer Recalls Hand Sanitizer (EXPANDED) 07/24/2020 (PDF)

LIQ-E S.A. de C.V. - OPTIMUS Instant Hand Sanitizer 07/20/2020 (PDF)

Soluciones Cosméticas - Bersih Hand Sanitizer Gel 07/14/2020 (PDF)

AAA Cosmética, S.A. de C.V. - bio aaa Advance Hand Sanitizer 07/14/2020 (PDF)

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