EPA Cracking Down on Misbranded Coronavirus Treatment Products

The EPA is stepping up enforcement against products making unproven antiviral or disinfectant claims in light of the coronavirus pandemic.

The Environmental Protection Agency recently blocked a shipment of allegedly antimicrobial plastic cards from Japan and Hong Kong from entering U.S. ports in Honolulu and Guam. The cards, containing chlorine dioxide and worn on a lanyard around the neck, falsely claimed they provided anti-viral and anti-bacterial protection, the agency said. Read more

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