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Thursday, April 21, 2011

In the Name of MSRA

Posted by Prahallad Panda on 7:46 PM Comments

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It always the business tactics to exploit some sensitive issues, and claim some unproven claims.

Hand sanitizers are no doubt helpful for the purpose of reducing microbial load, but may not be effective in killing bacteria like methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).

Let us not exploit the situation to make money.
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Makers of Hand Sanitizers Slapped for MRSA Claims

The four companies and the affected products are:
  • Tec Laboratories, of Albany, Ore., and its Staphaseptic First Aid Antiseptic/Pain Relieving Gel
  • JD Nelson and Associates, of Westerville, OH, for its Safe4Hours Hand Sanitizing Lotion and Safe4Hours First Aid Antiseptic Skin Protectant
  • The Dr. G.H. Tichenor Antiseptic Co., of New Orleans, for Dr. Tichenor's Antiseptic Gel
  • Oh So Clean, of San Francisco, for its CleanWell All-Natural Foaming Hand Sanitizer, CleanWell All-Natural Hand Sanitizer, CleanWell All-Natural Hand Sanitizing Wipes, and CleanWell All-Natural Antibacterial Foaming Handsoap
"The FDA cannot allow companies to mislead consumers by making unproven prevention claims," said Deborah Autor, director of the Office of Compliance in the agency's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research.

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