hand sanitizer

July 13, 2020 | Shauneen Miranda

FDA Advises Against Using Hand Sanitizers with Methanol

The FDA recently warned individuals against using various hand sanitizers containing methanol, adding to a growing list of recalled hand sanitizer products.  The FDA announced that 5 additional hand sanitizers on the market were found to contain the deadly alcohol, methanol. https://t.co/ZkAFjvWt17 pic.twitter.com/3ovYh3JkYM — Forbes Science (@ForbesScience) July 8, 2020 Methanol, also known as wood […]

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April 2, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Partnership Puts Sanitizer in the Hands of Local First Responders

A public-private partnership has led to a solution for local first responders during the current health crisis. Some local distilleries, wineries, and a compounder pharmacist came together to help make hand sanitizer that is being distributed to first responders regularly as they fight on the front lines during the COVID-19 outbreak. The partnership was formed […]

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March 30, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

County’s First Responders, Employees Get Locally Produced Hand Sanitizer

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a critical shortage of hand sanitizer for Montgomery County’s employees and first responders. In response, a dynamic partnership has been created to address the shortfall. Locally made hand sanitizer has made its way into the hands of Montgomery County Police and staff at the Department of Correction and Rehabilitation thanks […]

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March 30, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

County Gets 220 Gallons of Sanitizer from Frederick Distillery

A distillery in downtown Frederick is giving 220 gallons of hand sanitizer at cost to Montgomery County’s First Responders as well as some non-profits and small businesses. Last week, McClintock Distilling Company gave the county 50 gallons of high proof alcohol that was converted into hand sanitizer by another company, said Braeden Bumpers, one of […]

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March 23, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Local Distillery Continues to Attract Long Lines for Hand Sanitizer

Twin Valley Distillers on East Gude Drive in Rockville is using its alcohol to make and sell hand sanitizer during the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. The distillery sold out of the sanitizer last week, and at 8 a.m. Monday morning they were back in business.  The line went past the parking lot and down the length […]

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March 19, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Rockville Distillery Uses its Alcohol to Make Hand Sanitizer

Edgardo Zuniga, founder of Twin Valley Distillers in Rockville, is using its alcohol to produce and sell hand sanitizer during the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. Zuniga said what would have been bourbon on Thursday became sanitizer instead.  

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