Hand sanitizer is generally used to decrease infectious agents on the hand. Mostly used to hand wash with soap and water. Hand sanitizer is very effective for killing germs. When Alcohol concentration is below 50% or 40% then this sanitizer is less effective. According to govt. hand sanitizer is more effective when alcohol concentration is more than 70%. Generally non-alcohol-based hand sanitizer is not recommended.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) instructs the public in hand washing. Alcohol-based hand sanitizer is recommended only for the viruses. Mostly soap is not available everywhere so hand sanitizers carry everywhere and use it easily.
Alcohol-based hand sanitizer:
1.Apply product to the palm of one hand.
2.Rub hands together.
3.Rub the product over all surfaces of hands and fingers until hands are dry.
4.Do not go near flame or gas burner or any burning object during applying hand sanitizer.
Hand sanitizer is mostly used in hospitals but handling food, playing sports, gardening, and being active outdoors. Similarly, contain heavy metals, and pesticides cannot be removed by hand sanitizers. Developing countries may find it harder to get a hand sanitizer with an effective alcohol concentration.
90% of alcohol rubs are more effective against viruses than other forms of hand washing. Isopropyl alcohol will kill 99.99 % or more of all non-spore forming bacteria in less than 30 seconds, both in the laboratory and on human skin. The use of alcohol gel hand sanitizer reduces to dries skin effect.
Alcohol gel and liquid can catch fire easily. So do not touch flame able products. Alcohol is a high concentration in hand sanitizer so keep away from the flame. Hand sanitizer is not drinking liquid.