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Hand Sanitizer Safety Check

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this September 16, 2020 at 11:04 am

Is your hand sanitizer safe? In the post-COVID-19 world, the use of and demand for hand sanitizer has skyrocketed. This demand has led to some loosening of regulation around hand sanitizer that the common consumer should be aware of in order to make informed and healthy decisions.

The influx of hand sanitizers on the market with ingredients once not allowed, or even with ingredients unallowed but utilized anyway, means consumers must be careful about where their products are purchased. Make sure to check the ingredients list in your hand sanitizer before purchasing.

More information can be found in Paola Pearson’s article for The Legal Intelligencer, “Is Your Hand Sanitizer Safe? Dangerous Products in the COVID-19 Era.” Also read more in our recent news post here.

*The FDA determined that using such products in small quantities was an acceptable risk to take, given the global health crisis from the novel coronavirus pandemic.

 

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