FDA To Stop Letting Breweries, Distilleries, Others Make Hand Sanitizer

By Beth Wang / October 12, 2021 at 6:35 PM
FDA by Dec. 31 will officially withdraw three temporary policies that allowed certain businesses not regulated as drug manufacturers, including breweries and distilleries, to produce hand sanitizer during the COVID-19 pandemic, the agency announced Tuesday (Oct. 12) , garnering praise from a key consumer health care organization that had raised concerns about product safety and with HHS’ decision to exempt facilities from FDA user fees. Manufacturers making hand sanitizer under the temporary policies must either cease doing so by Dec...

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