Alcohol-free sanitiser gets thumbs-up as poisonings mount

Other sanitisers are just as effective against Covid-19 as alcohol-based products, a US study has found

02 December 2020 - 20:24

Alcohol-free hand sanitiser is just as effective against Covid-19 as alcohol-based products, a US study has found.

The news comes hard on the heels of a warning from the Western Cape poison information helpline of a rise in calls about sanitiser ingestion, and as Stellenbosch University medical students sound the alarm about an exponential rise in hand eczema caused by sanitiser use...

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