Hand Sanitizers

  • Jan 29, 2020

Hand Sanitizers

There are basically two types of Hand Sanitizers sold in the US.  Alcohol and alcohol free.  They can both be effective, however most experts agree that the Alcohol based is more effective. 

From Encyclopaedia Britannica:

Agencies such as the World Health Organization and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention promote the use of alcohol-based hand sanitizers over alcohol-free products.2,15,16 Indeed, the use of alcohol-free products has remained limited, in part because of WHO’s and CDC’s focus on alcohol-based products but also because of concerns about the safety of chemicals used in alcohol-free products. Research has indicated that certain antimicrobial compounds, such as triclosan, for example, may interfere with the function of the endocrine system.17 Environmental contamination from triclosan is another concern.18 Disinfectants and antimicrobials also can potentially contribute to the development of antimicrobial resistance.1,7,15 In 2014, mounting concerns over triclosan led authorities in the European Union (EU) to restrict the chemical’s use in various consumer products in the EU.19

By comparison, concerns over the use of alcohol-based hand sanitizer have centered primarily on product flammability and ingestion, both unintentional (e.g., by young children) and intentional (by individuals seeking to abuse alcohol).6,20,21 With proper storage and strategies that limit access to alcohol-containing sanitizer (e.g., issuing hand sanitizer to individuals), the risk of fire or poisoning from accidental or intentional ingestion of alcohol-based hand sanitizers is considered to be low.20,21

The CDC has detailed article, click below.

Link to article from CDC.


We provide hand sanitizers in many forms for our customers.  All types, shapes, sizes and holders for the two types of hand sanitizers.

They can be had from quantities of 100 to many thousand.  In this season with flu and colds on people's minds, this can be a positive way to increase your brand.

Link to hand sanitizer options.


Richard Tidd
Mad Hatter Promotions 




  • Category: Personal
  • Tags: Sanitizer, personal
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