Clarcon Skin Products Seized Amid Bacteria Scare

Law360, New York (August 3, 2009, 2:05 PM EDT) -- U.S. marshals have seized skin sanitizers manufactured at Clarcon Biological Chemistry Laboratory Inc.'s Roy, Utah, facility following the company's failure to destroy the products after an inspection by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration that revealed high levels of potentially disease-causing bacteria.

The FDA said Saturday that consumers should not use any Clarcon products — which are promoted as antimicrobial agents to treat open wounds and damaged skin and protect against various infectious diseases — because they contain harmful bacteria.

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