The Retailer Summer Edition_2020
Hand Sanitizers THE DO’S AND DON’TS
Benefits of product safety testing and verification
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Do check if an alcohol based hand sanitizer – with active ingredients such as ethanol or isopropyl – is formulated with the minimum alcohol concentration of 60% for highest effectiveness
Do supervise toddlers or older children while they use the product and never let your child lick their hands immediately afterwards
Do apply a hand sanitizer on dried hands starting from the back to the wrist and then continuing on the palm, fingers, interdigital spaces, nails and under jewelry until when your skin will be dry again
RICHARD SMART // Richard.Smart@ul.com // ul.com
Do not apply hand sanitizer on visibly dirty or greasy hands—the cleaner your hands are, the better!
Do not produce your homemade hand sanitizers mixing chemicals that can cause hazardous inhalation or skin irritations
Do not replace hand washing with the use of hand sanitizers
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