US FDA finalizes hand sanitizer rule  Chemical & Engineering News

Manufacturers can no longer use 28 active ingredients, including triclosan and benzethonium chloride, in over-the-counter hand sanitizers sold in the US, under ...

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Agency seeks additional data on 3 active ingredients, bans 28 others

US FDA finalizes hand sanitizer rule

FDA issues a final rule designed to help ensure that hand sanitizers available over-the-counter are safe and effective for those who rely on them. The rule establishes that certain active ingredients are not allowed to be used in OTC hand sanitizers, formally known as topical consumer antiseptic rub products, which are intended for use without water, that are marketed under the FDA’s OTC Drug Review.

FDA issues final rule on safety and effectiveness of consumer hand sanitizers

The Food and Drug Administration announced Thursday that it will investigate the three most common active ingredients in hand sanitizers to make sure they are safe and effective.The Food and Drug Administration announced Thursday that it will investigate the three most common active ingredients in hand sanitizers to make sure they are safe and effective.

FDA launches review of hand sanitizer ingredients

ST. GEORGE — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a final rule Thursday designed to help ensure that hand sanitizers available over the counter are safe and effective for those who rely on them.

FDA bans 28 ingredients from use in hand sanitizers; jury still out on ethyl alcohol – St George News

After reviewing the safety and effectiveness of hand sanitizers, the US Food and Drug Administration has ruled that dozens of active ingredients can't be used in the antiseptic rubs, but the agency still wants answers about the most common active ingredient.After reviewing the safety and effectiveness of hand sanitizers, the US Food and Drug Administration has ruled that dozens of active ingredients can't be used in the antiseptic rubs, but the agency still wants answers about the most common active ingredient. The rule, issued Thursday, "reaffirmed our need for more data on three other active ingredients, including ethyl alcohol, which is the most commonly used ingredient in hand sanitizers, to help the agency ensure that these products are safe and effective for regular use by consumers," Dr. Janet Woodcock, director of the agency's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, said in an announcement.

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