Therefore I refuse to use conventional hand sanitizers, as they are filled with chemicals I would prefer to avoid.
I prefer to use good old fashioned soap and water whenever possible. But for those times when they are absolutely needed many companies (including EO Products) have formulated organic hand sanitizers which clean with essential oils rather than chemicals.
Widely Used Antibacterial Agents (Triclosan) May Lead to Significant Health Concerns
Triclosan (TCS), a chemical widely used for its antibacterial properties, was shown to weaken heart and skeletal muscle activity in animal models in a study performed at the University of California, Davis (UC Davis) Superfund Research Program (SRP) Center.[more…]