Antibacterial Hand Gel 50ml
- Kills 99.9% of bacteria
- effective 70% alcohol formula
- Convenient portable size
- Fast drying
You can also find our lower cost hand rub sanitiser solution in 70mL.
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Read upWhat is antibacterial hand gel? How does antibacterial hand gel work? What does antibacterial hand gel contain? How do I use antibacterial hand gel? Can antibacterial hand gel stop viruses? What other ways can I prevent getting a virus? Is there any reason I would not be able to use antibacterial hand gel? Why should I use antibacterial hand gel? Can I buy antibacterial hand gel online? How do I store antibacterial hand gel? Where can I get more information about antibacterial hand gel online? How will my antibacterial hand gel be delivered? How do I dispose of antibacterial hand gel bought online?
What is antibacterial hand gel?
Antibacterial hand gel can be used after regular handwashing with soap and water or when handwashing is unavailable such as on the go or out in public places. When used correctly antibacterial hand gel can destroy up to 99.9% of bacteria, protecting you from disease and infection. Antibacterial hand gel is fast-acting and fast-drying, it quickly evaporates from your hands without leaving a sticky residue or smell.
How does antibacterial hand gel work?
The key ingredient to hand gel is alcohol, hand gels that do not contain alcohol are much less effective. There are different types of alcohol, this antibacterial hand gel contains Ethanol. Alcohol breaks down the proteins within bacteria and viruses and destroys disease-causing pathogens. An alcohol solution of 60–95% is most effective.
The Centre for Disease Control highlights the importance and effectiveness of alcohol based hand sanitiser.
What does antibacterial hand gel contain?
Antibacterial hand gel contains Ethanol (70g in 100g of product), Fragrance, and Aminomethylpropanol.
How do I use antibacterial hand gel?
Dispense onto hands and spread over palms, backs of hands, and fingertips. Leave until the antibacterial hand gel is completely evaporated. Make sure to get in between fingers and wrists. You should wash or sanitise your hands often, this is even more important since the spread of the coronavirus. Some essential times to be washing/using hand gel should be:
- when you get to work or arrive home
- when you get on or off public transport
- before eating food
- before or after preparing food
- after using the toilet
- before or after treating someone who is ill
- after blowing your nose, coughing or sneezing
Can antibacterial hand gel stop viruses?
As long as the antibacterial hand gel you are using contains at least 60% alcohol it will be somewhat effective at stopping viruses as well as bacteria.
What other ways can I prevent getting a virus?
According to WHO (World Health Organisation) washing your hands thoroughly and consistently is essential, especially before eating or touching your mouth or eyes. You should practice self-isolation and social distancing where possible, only leaving the house where it is essential. Follow the government’s advice and avoid anyone who is showing virus symptoms.
You should make sure you cover your mouth and nose when sneezing and make sure to wash your hands after.
Is there any reason I would not be able to use antibacterial hand gel?
Antibacterial hand gel is generally safe for everyone though it can dry out your skin. It is not intended as a replacement for traditional hand washing, although it is still effective.
Why should I use antibacterial hand gel?
Using antibacterial hand gel can help to prevent bacterial or viral infections and helps or protect not just yourself but others around you, particularly those who are vulnerable such as the elderly or those with underlying health conditions.
Can I buy antibacterial hand gel online?
Yes you can order a 50ml bottle of antibacterial hand gel online from e-Surgery.
When buying from an online pharmacy always look for the green GPhC and MHRA logo on the bottom of each page you visit. This ensures that the website is operating legally.
How do I store antibacterial hand gel?
Store your antibacterial hand gel in a cool place and keep away from children and naked flames.
Where can I get more information about antibacterial hand gel online?
You can find more information about hand gel from the Center for Disease Control.
You can also use our completely free Ask-a-Pharmacist service to get health advice from a trained professional. We’re here to help!
How will my antibacterial hand gel be delivered?
e-Surgery uses Royal Mail delivery with choices starting from 48 tracked delivery, Royal Mail tracked 24 and Royal Mail 1pm special delivery (discover more about e-Surgery delivery). Your antibacterial hand sanitiser will arrive in discreet, recyclable packaging at a delivery address of your choice. Find out to recycle packaging from e-Surgery.
How do I dispose of antibacterial hand gel bought online?
The containers for the antibacterial hand gel are fully recyclable.
Cardboard packaging and paper patient information leaflets are recyclable. For any more information on the disposal of antibacterial hand gel you can use our free Ask-a-Pharmacist service.
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