Category Archives: Sanitizer

Birth of new normal: Hand Sanitizer, an indispensable staple

Tags : handsanitizer   Why is Hand Hygiene important? Given that 80% of all infections are transmitted by hands, hand sanitizers serve as an  essential front line defense to prevent the spread of contagious diseases. Since its inception in 1966 in medical settings such as hospitals and healthcare facilities before being popularized in the 90s as […]

Are alcohol-based hand sanitizer safe?

alcohol hand sanitizer safe

Hand Sanitizer is safe to use: Dr Hoe points out that general usage of an alcohol-based sanitiser will not cause a person’s hands to burn when ignited. The risk of using alcohol-based hand sanitisers is low, say health experts. Universiti Malaya public health medicine specialist Prof Dr Victor Hoe said there was danger if such […]