The Food and Drug Administration warns consumers not to use skin sanitizers and skin protectants manufactured by the Clarcon Laboratory of Roy, Utah. A recent inspection found high-levels of disease-causing bacteria in the products.
Some of the bacteria can cause infections in the skin and underlying tissues which may need surgical treatment. This is especially concerning since the products are promoted as anti-microbials that treat open wounds and damaged skin and protect the skin against disease.
Consumers who have the products should not use them and throw them away in household trash. Read the rest of this entry »