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This morning Sky News published a scathing article about the government's guidance on alcohol-free hand sanitiser. While we welcome them bringing alcohol-free hand sanitiser to the public's attention they have sadly chosen a narrative of "government advice puts children at risk" while neglecting to include any scientific evidence; no studies were cited and the wording they used was designed to be vague and scary. Even the original title (which has since been changed) used the term "watered down" when referring to the advice because "watered down" and "hand sanitiser" will catch more eyes and therefore clicks (and in the world of online news more...

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We are quite proud that we have become somewhat known for our alcohol-free hand sanitiser and all the benefits that come with it.  However, we do acknowledge that there are some situations where our customers have no choice but to use alcohol-based sanitisers and we keep hearing things like "we love your alcohol-free sanitiser but our customers have been told to use 60% or higher alcohol, that's what they expect when they walk into our premises so that's what we have to give them" (an actual quote from a high street bank!) It became clear that our customers needed the choice...

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Yesterday the Department of Education issued guidance for full opening of special schools and other specialist settings.

Our managing director explores why using alcohol-free sanitiser may be best for environments with unique and complex requirements.

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With hand sanitisers becoming a necessity amid the global Coronavirus pandemic, we believe that there’s still a lot of misunderstanding about what makes an effective hand sanitising solution. Due to World Health Organization guidelines the majority of people incorrectly believe that using a high alcohol concentration is the only effective way to deal with Coronavirus, but this isn’t necessarily the case! In this blog; we explore the negative effects of alcohol-based sanitisers and why going alcohol-free can actually be better!

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With the spread of Coronavirus there is a lot of bad information out there and this includes the advice to use only alcohol based sanitisers. Alcohol based sanitisers at either 40% or 80% ethanol are still not as effective as our alcohol free sanitiser. Rigorous testing has meant our sanitiser complies to BS/EN 14476 which is the standard European testing for virucidal effectiveness. We are currently undergoing testing to certify against Coronavirus and will add this to our list of certifications alongside the testing to kill Ebola. Alcohol based sanitisers are better than nothing but they are not as effective as...

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