4 facts about hand sanitizers
Hand sanitizers offer a quick way to clean your hands when soap and water aren’t available. Here’s some important facts to keep in mind.
Hand sanitizers can help reduce germs, but not eliminate them.
They are not as effective as soap and water.
They should contain at least 60% alcohol.
They should be purchased, not homemade, to ensure the correct mixture.
Remember, hand washing prevents the spread of germs. If you want to avoid viruses, the best preventive action you can take is washing your hands frequently, and avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth. Download our free hand washing 101 infographic.
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