FDA warns about hand sanitizer packaged to look like food or drinks

A teacher sprays hand sanitizer on a student's hands at an elementary school in Surprise, Arizona, on Aug. 20, 2020. The FDA is warning consumers about misleading packaging of hand sanitizers that look like food or drink.

(CNN)The US Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers about alcohol-based hand sanitizers being packaged in containers that look like food or drink packaging.

"The agency has discovered that some hand sanitizers are being packaged in beer cans, children's food pouches, water bottles, juice bottles and vodka bottles," a news release from the agency said. "Additionally, the FDA has found hand sanitizers that contain food flavors, such as chocolate or raspberry."