Despite the claims of fighting germs, most hand sanitizers lead to suppressed immunity and hormonal changes, harming children, people, and animals.
Antibacterial hand soap contaminates waterways and threatens fish.
From Beyond Pesticides: Studies have increasingly linked triclosan (and its chemical cousin triclocarban), to a range of adverse health and environmental effects from skin irritation, endocrine disruption, bacterial and compounded antibiotic resistance, to the contamination of water and its negative impact on fragile aquatic ecosystems.
Rather than using hand sanitizer, stick with soap and water.
Contact me at Adore Your Home for tips on making your own all natural sanitizer.