4Surge in Hand Sanitizer Sales:
According to the centers for disease control and prevention, or the CDC for short, hand sanitizers should contain at least 60% alcohol to be effective. Over the past few weeks, local stores have witnessed a record hand sanitizer sales, with a whopping surge of almost 73%, compared to last year’s numbers, confirmed the New York Times.
As a result, prices of hand sanitizers have also skyrocketed. For example, a seller on Amazon offers a 24-pack of Purell bottles for $400, Newsweek asserted.
So, can a homemade hand sanitizer provide the same level of protection? Short answer, yes, if you use the right amount of ingredients, experts contend.
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