Hand Sanitizer Banned In Schools
But one guy is now stuck with 17 000 hand sanitizers he can t sell because amazon and ebay banned him for price gouging.
Hand sanitizer banned in schools. I could find no material from the cdc recommending against hand sanitizers at school. Triclosan used to be common in disinfectant products like hand sanitizers and antibacterial soaps but it was banned from hand and body products in 2016 due its toxic nature besides the fact that it s a pesticide. Airports doctor s offices classrooms gyms portable toilets you name it. Additionally the cdc recommends that children in school may use hand sanitizing rubs as an alternative to handwashing.
It was in early february that matt colvin a 36 year old former air force technical sergeant and amazon seller earned an estimated 90 000 profit after selling pandemic packs. Hand sanitizer is ubiquitous in some of america s germiest hotspots. It is for this reason that i am compelled to start this petition to ban alcohol based hand sanitizers from schools. Hand sanitizer isn t being singled out.
They were caught with their hands clean. When soap and water are not available hand sanitizers are commonly used. By now you have probably seen news of fires attempted poisonings of teachers and children getting intoxicated from the improper use of foreign alcohol based hand sanitizers. This is a political forum that is non biased non partisan and treats every persons position on topics equally.
This debate forum is not aligned to any political party. There are other school safety concerns that can cost a school money in the long run. You may not know that the 70 alcohol hand sanitizer you are placing in your child s backpack is 140 proof alcohol by volume rating and is the equivalent to 6 shots of vodka. All chemical based products are banned from classrooms including clorox wipes windex dry erase marker remover and because of latex allergies balloons.
The safety of the antiseptic substance has been hotly. Perhaps the school was reacting to news about prison inmates abusing hand sanitizer to get drunk. In fact the american journal of infection control conducted a study on the effects of hand sanitizer use on absenteeism in schools. Safe hand sanitizer use in schools fact sheet frequent hand washing is one of the best ways to prevent the spread of infectious diseases especially during a flu outbreak.
The results were incredible. The presence of such high alcohol content sanitizer s certainly jeopardizes all standards of care and. Among 16 elementary schools and 6 000 students researchers. These products have a large margin of safety and are not expected to pose a hazard unless.