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FACT: Alcohol-based sanitizers are safe for everyone to use

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PUBLISHED 05 May 2021
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Alcohols in the sanitizers have not been shown to create any relevant health issues. Little alcohol is absorbed into the skin, and most products contain an emollient to reduce skin dryness. Allergic contact dermatitis and bleaching of hand hair due to alcohol are very rare adverse effects. Accidental swallowing and intoxication have been described in rare cases.

Alcohol-based sanitizers are safe for everyone to use

Sources

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) advice for the public: Mythbusters

https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public/myth-busters