Hand sanitizer

Improving hand hygiene at hospitals, one door knob at a time

With all the recent talk about hygiene and hospitals (not to mention the risk of spreading Ebola) a UK-based company says it has a simple solution: a door handle that dispenses a sanitizing gel, thereby ensuring workers and visitors keep their hands as clean as possible. Pure Hold is the company behind the Hygiene Handle, […]

Hand Sanitizer might not be doing you any favors

So you use your hand sanitizer before entering a deli (maybe being cautious about Ebola), you pay the cashier for your meal, take your reciept, and then you eat your sandwich. You’re in trouble. A new study by PLOS One has shown that hand sanitizer contains dermal penetration enhancing chemicals, which allows absorption of Bisphenol […]