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Does Homemade Hand Sanitizer Work? Health Experts Weigh In

March 11, 2020


It seems to depend on who you ask. Cleaning expert and national spokesperson for the American Cleaning InstituteBrian Sansoni, says that the idea that homemade sanitizers can effectively protect against illness is “highly suspect.” He continues, “The producers who make these products follow formulas. If you’re at home, nothing guarantees that you’ll get the product formulation just right.” Dermatologist Peterson Pierre, MD agrees, saying, “If you have a choice, you are better off buying sanitizer from a store because they’ve been made in large volumes, they’re reliable companies, they’ve been doing this for a long time, they have the right formula, and it’s consistent.”

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