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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


Hand sanitizer packaged in 0.84 oz. pouches


Product is packaged in containers resembling a food and drink pouch

Brand Name:

Smart Care

Company Name:

Ashtel Studios

Company Announcement:

October 1, 2020

Company Announcement

Ashtel Studios has announced a voluntary recall of all lots of licensed hand sanitizer packaged in .84 oz containers resembling food and drink pouches labeled with various children’s characters listed in the table below to the consumer level. The products are being recalled because they are packaged in containers resembling food and drink pouch. The recall does not affect any other Hand Sanitizer products from Ashtel Studios.




PAW Patrol Hand Sanitizer0.84 FL. OZ (25 mL)70108-042-01JoJo Siwa Hand Sanitizer0.84 FL. OZ (25 mL)70108-044-01Hot Wheels Hand Sanitizer0.84 FL. OZ (25 mL)70108-045-01Barbie Hand Sanitizer0.84 FL. OZ (25 mL)70108-046-01Trolls Hand Sanitizer0.84 FL. OZ (25 mL)70108-047-01Minions Hand Sanitizer0.84 FL. OZ (25 mL)70108-043-01

Ingesting hand sanitizer, which is intended for topical use, could potentially result in alcohol toxicity. Symptoms of alcohol toxicity may range from lack of coordination, slowed or slurred speech, drowsiness to coma, which can be fatal. Furthermore, ingesting alcohol can affect the brain and cause impaired driving or operating heavy machinery. Alcohol can also interact with numerous drugs which may result in serious adverse effects. Ingesting alcohol by people with alcohol addiction may interfere with maintaining abstinence. Additionally, people with alcohol addiction may seek large amounts of ethanol-based hand sanitizers as a substitute. Ashtel Studios has received no reports of adverse reactions

The product is intended to be applied topically to help reduce bacteria on the skin that could cause diseases when soap and water are not available and is packaged in 0.84 oz pouches. The product can be identified by examples of the products pictured below.  Product was distributed to selected retailers in the United States and Canada.  

Ashtel Studios has provided written notification to its distributors and retailers and is alerting customers via this voluntary recall. While the product is not available for purchase, if a consumer has product which is being recalled they are advised to destroy it immediately.

Consumers with questions regarding this recall can contact Ashtel Studios, 866-Ashtel-1, 909-434-0911 (international) from 9:00 am-5:00 pm PST

Adverse reactions or quality problems experienced with the use of this product may be reported to the FDA's MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program either online, by regular mail or by fax.

  • Complete and submit the report Online
  • Regular Mail or Fax: Download form or call 1- 800-332-1088 to request a reporting form, then complete and return to the address on the pre-addressed form, or submit by fax to 1-800-FDA-0178

This recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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