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Latex vs Nitrile vs Vinyl Gloves…Which to Choose?

Disposable medical exam gloves

Updated: June 9, 2021 No disposable protective glove offers the exact same level of protection. In this dangerous public health age when superb hand hygiene and protection is essential, healthcare, industrial and food service workers can’t trust their hands and patients’ and customers’ health to just any disposable glove. All workers, no matter their industry […]

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The Great Germ-Stopping Debate: Alcohol-Based vs Alcohol-free Hand Sanitizers

Alcohol-free hand sanitizers, Available in bulk quantities.

Updated: May 11, 2021 As we all strive to keep ourselves, families, coworkers, neighbors and communities safe during the COVID-19 pandemic era, hand sanitizer is standard, necessary equipment to help us thwart off infectious bacteria, germs and pathogens. You simply can’t safely leave your home without it. When soap and water are not available, there’s […]

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Hand Sanitizer vs Soap and Water – Which Is Best?

Avant and Aterra hand hygiene products

Updated: Friday, April 9, 2021 During these trying, uncertain days, there are two essential hand hygiene measures none of us can live without: Hand Sanitizer and Soap and Water. As we strive to keep ourselves, families, friends and neighbors healthy in the time of the coronavirus, many people are asking hand hygiene’s age-old question. Is […]

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The B4 Brands Private Labeling Difference

Private label lotion, soap and hand sanitizer

Whatever a customer’s specific needs, B4 Brands meets it with private label solutions. Whether a promotional product, a single private label item, or a complete branded line of skin care products, B4 Brands can design a custom formulation of high quality skin care products to meet a wide variety of market-specific needs and help you […]

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Verdict: Hand Sanitizer Remains Safe, Effective Germ Killer

Avant Hand Sanitizer - bulk sizes and quantities

While the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has benched over-the-counter consumer antiseptic hand wash products containing several potentially dangerous ingredients, hand sanitizer remains a trusted and reliable germ-killing option when soap and water are not readily available. The FDA ruled in early September companies can no longer market antibacterial soaps and body washes containing 19 […]

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Hand Sanitizer: A New Defender of America’s Food Supply

Dirty hands handling fresh produce

The hands that feed America are the hands that bacteria loves to cling to. And in America’s fruit and vegetable fields, orchards and packing facilities, produce farmers are turning to hand sanitizer to defeat dangerous bacteria. Already a trusted weapon in America’s schools, healthcare centers, work and social places, alcohol-based hand sanitizers are now working […]

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Germs and the Office Equal a Costly, Sickly Mix

Thanks for coming to work, said no one ever

As if facing work dead in the face on a deadline-heavy Monday in the cold dead of winter wasn’t scary enough … Welcome To Germville, USA (AKA: Your Office). The average American office houses a thousand times more germs than its computers house emails and a sometimes unrelenting avalanche of health threats. Germs lurk on […]

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Hand Hygiene Day Sends a Life-saving Message Worldwide

We don’t need to be Superman, Iron Man or Wonder Woman. We all have the power to help save lives. It’s as easy washing our hands. Clean hands save lives. That’s the important message the World Health Organization is sending worldwide May 5 during World Hand Hygiene Day. Clean hands prevent infection and stop illnesses […]

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Earth Day: A Greener Earth Starts with Us

“We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.” – Native American Proverb We only have one Earth, one planet we call home. And we’ve learned over the last century, our behavior can have a lasting, damaging effect on the future livability of our planet. Through green initiatives, education, community […]

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Rise of H3N2 Could Worsen This Year’s U.S. Flu Season

This winter’s flu season has come in like a lion, and is already neutralizing the effectiveness of some flu shots and could lead to a large increase in deaths and hospitalizations. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported in early December that an aggressive type of influenza is circulation and some strains aren’t covered […]

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