The Food and Drug Administration today announced it will withdraw regulations for non-drug manufacturers who produced during the COVID-19 public health emergency alcohol-based hand sanitizer or alcohol for use in hand sanitizers. The withdrawal will take effect Dec. 31, 2021, after which those manufacturers will no longer be able to produce these products. After March 31, 2022, hand sanitizers produced under the former guidelines are to no longer be sold to retailers.

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