How to use hand sanitizer gel
Apply the product on the palm of your hand.
Spread the sanitizer and rub your palms together.
Cover all the surfaces and keep rubbing your hands until they are dry.
Specifications of 70% alcohol based hand sanitizer:
- Portable hand sanitizer for personal use
- Does not cause skin allergies and irritation as there is no colorant or perfume in it
- It is scent-free and comes in gel form
- The product is per the regulations from WHO Guidelines on Hand Hygiene in Health Care.
- Bottle and comes with a pump for easy use
- Unit of measure: One bottle
Advantages of alcohol based hand sanitizer:
- Using an alcohol based sanitizer is a much better option for reducing the infection which can be spread by touching different surfaces with hands
- It has been studied that the sanitizers with alcohol have an antibacterial property which kills the germs
- Cleaning the hands with an alcohol hand sanitizer will take much less time than washing the hands with antimicrobial soap
- It can be used by us anywhere and anytime
Composition of alcohol based hand sanitizer:
- 60-95 percent of alcohol in the form of isopropanol, ethanol, and n-propanol
- 3% Hydrogen peroxide
- 98% Glycerol
- Water in sufficient quantity
Safety Data Sheet of alcohol based hand sanitizer:
- If alcohol toxicity occurs, then immediately contact the doctor.
- If it gets into your eyes, then hold your eyes and rinse them with water. Continue doing this for at least 15 minutes or until advised to stop by the doctor.
- Make sure that after you use the hand sanitizer, you avoid getting near any electrical appliance or stay away from fire.
- Ensure that the sanitizer is stored in a dry, cool, place where there is no sunlight. Keep it away from the heat source and always keep it upright.
Our safety data sheet includes all the crucial information related to the use of sanitizers before keeping them for sale. Here we have listed some safety measures to be followed while using the sanitizer:
Alcohol based hand sanitizers vs Non-alcohol hand sanitizers:
- The healthcare center studies have shown that more the alcohol content in a sanitizer, better is its capability to kill the microbes present on the surface. On the other hand, the non-alcohol sanitizers have proven to be not as effective in killing all types of viruses, bacteria, or germs.
- Non-alcohol sanitizers unlike alcohol ones are made up of quaternary ammonium compounds which are less effective.
- As per the FDA, alcohol sanitizers also have proven to reduce flu-like contagious infections.
- The dispensing mechanism of alcohol sanitizers is much easier to use than non-alcohol ones.
- Non-alcohol sanitizers come in a foamy texture, whereas the alcohol based sanitizer is in gel form.
People in the USA often choose the alcohol based hand sanitizer as recommended by healthcare professionals because these sanitizers, due to the presence of alcohol in it, can help in suppressing the growth of germs and kill them. Not only this, but frequent cleaning of hands with sanitizers have also reduced the risk of diarrhea by 35%.
Dispense an adequate amount of hand sanitizer in your palm to cover all surfaces of the hands thoroughly. Then, rub your hands together until dry. Be sure to include the back of hands, in between fingers, and around fingernails.
Hand sanitizer products utilize ethanol (alcohol) as an active ingredient. The ethanol provides, and instant germ kills without persistent activity. There is no evidence in the research literature that organisms adapt and become immune to the alcohol-based hand sanitizers.
The alcohol based hand sanitizer is a quick alternative to washing hands, which is one of the most important precautions during the COVID-19 pandemic. There is however no evidence that they are successful against the virus. But yes, hand hygiene has been an important part of the CDC since the emergence of COVID-19.
Practicing it regularly with an alcohol based sanitizer is effective in reducing the spread of infection. Washing with a sanitizer, however, can eliminate the pathogens mechanically.
The answer to this question depends entirely upon the size of the hands. An adequate amount should be applied such that all surfaces of the hands are completely covered and remain wet for at least 15 seconds.
Well, alcohol based hand sanitizer has antibacterial properties, i.e., sanitizer with a standard proportion of alcohol in it is capable of killing harmful bacteria and viruses. Whereas, alcohol-free sanitizers may not be that effective and could also cause skin irritation from the chemical ingredients used in that product. Plus, it may dry up your skin texture, thereby making your skin susceptible to skin infections which generally occur due to the lack of natural oils from the skin. So, alcohol based hand sanitizers can hardly put a negative effect on health. However, any possibility of harm from such a type of sanitizer is still under review.
Talking about "antibacterial", researchers are conducting experiments using antibacterial hand sanitizers – like those containing bacteria-killing compositions like triclosan – can contribute to antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
Yes, hands sanitizers are safe for children to use; however, sanitizers should be kept out of reach of children.