Hand Sanitizer Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Q: What is hand sanitizer, and how does it work?
A: Hand sanitizer is a liquid gel or foam that contains alcohol, usually in the form of ethyl alcohol or isopropyl alcohol. It is used to kill germs on the hands when soap and water are not available. The alcohol in hand sanitizer works by denaturing the proteins and disrupting the membranes of bacteria and viruses, effectively killing them. Alcohol-free hand sanitizers have become increasingly popular as an alternative to alcohol-based sanitizers.
Q: Does hand sanitizer expire?
A: Yes, hand sanitizer typically expires after 2 years, especially if it has been stored in hot or humid conditions. Expired hand sanitizer may be less effective at killing germs.
Q: Where should hand sanitizer be stored?
A: Hand sanitizer should not be stored above 105 degrees F.
Q: Is your hand sanitizer flammable?
A: Yes. Hand sanitizer should be stored away from heat or flames.
Q: Does your hand sanitizer contain “alcohol?”
A: Our alcohol-based hand sanitizer contains Ethanol also known as (ethyl alcohol)
Q: Is hand sanitizer effective against COVID-19?
A: The best way to prevent the spread of infections and decrease the risk of getting sick is by washing your hands with plain soap and water for at least 20 seconds (advises) CDC.
Q: Is your hand sanitizer Dye-Free?
A: Yes. We do not use dyes.
Q: Will your Hand Sanitizer dry out my hands?
A: Our hand sanitizer is known for it’s natural ingredients and moisturizers making it a safe product to use multiple times a day.
Q: Do you test your hand sanitizer on animals?
Q: Does hand sanitizer kill germs?
A: Hand sanitizer is effective against most types of bacteria and viruses, including the flu virus and the coronavirus. However, it may not be effective against some types of germs, such as norovirus, which causes stomach flu.
Q: Can hand sanitizer be harmful if ingested?
A: Yes, hand sanitizer can be harmful if ingested, especially by children. Hand sanitizer should be stored out of reach of children and used under adult supervision.