The use of hand sanitisers and other antibacterial and antiviral cleaning products has sharply increased worldwide since the pandemic started – and may be here to stay. While this has no doubt helped reduce the transmission of the novel coronavirus, it could also present problems for human health and the environment in the long term. During a … Continue reading 5 Ways the Pandemic Surge in Hand Sanitizers May Not be Great News in the Long Term. We Have to Weight the Benefits over the Risks!
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers about alcohol-based hand sanitizers that are being packaged in containers that may appear as food or drinks and may put consumers at risk of serious injury or death if ingested. The agency has discovered that some hand sanitizers are being packaged in beer cans, children’s food pouches, … Continue reading COVID-19 Update: FDA Warns Consumers About Hand Sanitizer Packaged in Food and Drink Containers