Alcohol Sanitizers Vs. Soap and Water

This was an interesting read about the alcohol sanitizers vs. old fashioned soap and water.


Antibacterial hand sanitizers are marketed to the public as an effective way to wash one’s hands when traditional soap and water are not available. These “waterless” products are particularly popular with parents of small children. Manufacturers of hand sanitizers claim that the sanitizers kill 99.9 percent of germs. Since you naturally use hand sanitizers to cleanse your hands, the assumption is that 99.9 percent of harmful germs are killed by the sanitizers.

Read the entire article by Regina Bailey at: ThoughtCo.