How safe if your Hand Sanitizer?
In the past 4 weeks the CDC and FDA have issued several warnings about a number of different hand sanitizer brands. While these hand sanitizers may be inexpensive, they're costly in the long run to your health and safety.
CDC issues health advisory for 'toxic alcohol' hand sanitizers
Multiple brands of hand sanitizer recalled or should be avoided due to methanol risk, FDA says. See the list.
U.S. temporarily to allow certain impurities in hand sanitizer
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- When buying hand sanitizer, if Alcohol (ethanol) is not the first ingredient listed, it IS NOT POSSIBLE for the hand sanitizer to be over 60% alcohol.
- Do not buy hand sanitizers containing Methanol as it has toxic and potentially fatal effects on humans.
- Hand sanitizer should be at least 60 percent alcohol. To use it correctly, the CDC recommends rubbing the hand sanitizer between your hands for 30 seconds until all the gel is dry. Make sure the gel covers the surface of your hands and your fingers.