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Hand sanitizer for kids recalled over packaging that resembles food, drink containers
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Hand sanitizers that are marketed to children are being recalled so they won’t eat them.
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Ashtel Studios announced Thursday it is voluntarily recalling six types of .84-ounce sanitizer bottles because they are packaged “in containers resembling a food and drink pouch,” according to a recall notice from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
The hand sanitizers, which were marketed with children's' characters including PAW Patrol, Hot Wheels, Barbie, Trolls JoJo Siwa and Minions, were being sold under the brand name of Smart Care.
According to the notice, the recall does not affect any other Ashtel Studios hand sanitizers.
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“We were recently made aware of a concern expressed by a parent regarding our hand sanitizer sold in a .84-ounce pouch,” a spokesperson for the company told FOX Business in a statement. “We took this concern seriously and immediately removed the product from retail.”