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Mother pouring hand sanitizer for her daughter

Is Hand Sanitizer Bad for Kids?

Hand sanitizers are essential when we cannot access water and soap is not available. They are also a preferred choice for cleaning hands when caring for young children to help prevent the spread of germs. However, the question many people ask…
Person applying hand sanitizer on their hands

Is Benzalkonium Chloride Safe?

Benzalkonium Chloride is a synthetic quaternary ammonium salt with antimicrobial properties and is used as a preservative, antiseptic, and disinfectant. It is found in many cleaning and hygiene products, including hand sanitizers, wipes, shampoos,…
Antimicrobial cleaning products

What Does Antimicrobial Mean?

People come across the term “antimicrobial” daily, whether it is in relation to cleaning products, soaps, or even food. It is a common term that people see and hear and may not necessarily know what it means. So, what does antimicrobial…
Woman discovering a mold has formed near her window

How Dangerous Is Mold?

Mold is a fungus (not a plant) that grows in moist areas, especially in warm weather. It is often found in air conditioners, humidifiers, and wet surfaces such as tiles and grout. Mold can cause a severe health hazard, particularly for people…
Person using a sanitizer in a public space

What Is the Correct Way to Use a Sanitizer?

Sanitizers are one of the best ways to get rid of any lingering germs on your hands and ensure that they are clean and safe. However, many do not know how to use a sanitizer correctly. So, what is the correct way to use a sanitizer? What Is…
Illustration of how hand sanitizers kill germs

How Does Hand Sanitizer Kill Germs?

Hand sanitizers are an acceptable way to clean your hands in the absence of soap and water. They are efficient, convenient, and portable. Consequently, they were one of the first things to fly off the shelves when Covid-19 took over the world…
Person with soap lathered hands

Is Hand Sanitizer Better Than Soap?

Using hand sanitizers has become a common practice. You can find them at store entrances, in restaurants, around the mall, in your gym, and so on. Most of us also carry a small sanitizer bottle in our cars or bags. However, is hand sanitizer…
Hand holding a sanitizer

What Type of Hand Sanitizer Works Best?

Hand sanitizers are repeatedly endorsed as being very effective against various germs. Scientists have also encouraged us to adopt a proper hand hygiene regime, including regular hand washing with soap and water, to combat the coronavirus and…