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Monday, March 2, 2009

UK Hospitals Doing Away With Alcohol-Based Hand Sanitizers

Recent story profiles two UK hospitals that are eschewing alcohol-based hand sanitizers due to concerns that patients and perhaps hospital staff are repurposing these products and employing them as libations.

While not necessarily "news" that legacy hand sanitizers are being abused in this manner, the story further underscores the dangers of these products--and helps to explain why alcohol-free hand sanitizers are continuously embraced by leading health care experts!

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