Hand sanitizers containing methanol, or wood alcohol, present a danger to individuals as the substance can be toxic when absorbed through the skin or life-threatening if ingested.
Diana Ernst, RPhEditorial Director
Diana Ernst, RPh, is the Editorial Director for MPR, part of the Haymarket Medical Network. Since 2003, Diana has worked to provide healthcare professionals with up-to-date drug information through MPR's print and digital offerings. She is a graduate of the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, Rutgers University.