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A brewery that volunteered to make ‘punk’ hand sanitizer for healthcare workers had to redo its first batch and add more alcohol

The UK brewer BrewDog started producing hand sanitizer to give away to charities and the Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. The National Health Service, which oversees the infirmary, couldn’t use their first batch because its alcohol content didn’t meet clinical standards. The company reformulated their product to meet the 80% alcohol requirement. […]
A brewery that volunteered to make ‘punk’ hand sanitizer for healthcare workers had to redo its first batch and add more alcohol
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Distilleries around the country are switching to hand sanitizer because of the coronavirus — here’s how they actually make it

https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php Distilleries around the world are making hand sanitizer because of the shortages caused by the coronavirus. Eight Oaks Farm Distillery in Pennsylvania has stopped production of whiskey, rum, and other spirits to make hand sanitizer, which it donates to nonprofits and local frontline workers. Here’s how the hand sanitizer […]
Distilleries around the country are switching to hand sanitizer because of the coronavirus — here’s how they actually make it
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Booze used to make hand sanitizer is free from taxes under the coronavirus stimulus package, as breweries and distillers ditch beer and vodka for sanitizing gels

President Donald Trump signed into law a $US2 trillion stimulus package meant to stabilise the American economy during the coronavirus outbreak. A section of the package says alcohol companies are temporarily exempt from excise taxes on alcohol used to make hand sanitizer. Tito’s vodka recently announced plans to make an […]
Booze used to make hand sanitizer is free from taxes under the coronavirus stimulus package, as breweries and distillers ditch beer and vodka for sanitizing gels
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How to find an effective germ-killing hand sanitizer amidst the Purell shortage

As go-to hand sanitizer brands like Purell experience shortages, consumers are looking for other options to kill germs amidst the coronavirus outbreak. An effective hand sanitizer has between 60% and 95% alcohol content. It may have other ingredients like moisturizers or scents, but alcohol is the active ingredient. Be wary […]
How to find an effective germ-killing hand sanitizer amidst the Purell shortage
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Hand sanitiser is low in stock at Coles due to the coronavirus outbreak, and the company says it expects shortages in other products too

The coronavirus outbreak is seeing shortages in Australian supermarkets for certain goods. Coles told Business Insider Australia its logistics has been impacted amid the outbreak and Chinese New Year. Coles has also been running low on hand sanitiser and handwash and, forecasts shortages in clothing, stationery and electrical goods. Visit […]
Hand sanitiser is low in stock at Coles due to the coronavirus outbreak, and the company says it expects shortages in other products too
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How to wash your hands and how long it takes to get clean

The Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says that washing your hands is one of the best ways to protect yourself from the coronavirus. Wash your hands for around 20 seconds to rinse away germs and avoid illness. Hand soap is more effective than hand sanitizer at protecting you […]
How to wash your hands and how long it takes to get clean