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Monday, February 22, 2010

CDC Provides Thumbs Up : Non-Alcohol Sanitizers


What if soap and water are not available, and alcohol-based products are NOT ALLOWED in my facility?

A: Though the scientific evidence is [perhaps] not as extensive* as that i.e. hand washing and alcohol-based sanitizers, other hand sanitizers that do not contain alcohol may be useful for killing flu germs on hands.

*CDC has informally indicated that the definition of "extensive evidence" includes historical studies providing up to 10 years of research data.

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