Purell hand sanitizers (fragrance-free, PABA-free)

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When to Use

Alcohol-based sanitizers like these kill 99.99% of germs.

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Consumer

Info on this product category: Hand Sanitizers

Why Go Green

These sanitizers do not have triclosan or triclocarban which:

  • Create a cancer-causing chemical (chloroform) when it mixes with chlorine in tap water
  • Provides no benefits over plain soap and water (per FDA advisory committee)
  • May decrease sperm counts and make bacteria resistant to medicine
  • Are linked to liver and inhalation toxicity
  • May disrupt thyroid function and endocrine system

Criteria for Hand Sanitizers

Must not contain triclosan or triclocarban.

Last updated

Last updated: 
March 21, 2014

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Login to Staples. (Can't login? Email Kenneth.Easton@sfgov.org). Then buy these green products.

 

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