By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A consumer alert has been issued for certain hand sanitizers.

The U.S. is issuing an import alert on alcohol-based hand sanitizers coming from Mexico.

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The FDA says instead of containing ethanol, some have tested positive for methanol.

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Officials warn methanol can be toxic if absorbed through the skin and potentially deadly if swallowed.

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