What is sanitizer made of?

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The main ingridient is Ethanol or Ethyl Alcohol.

It's also Made From Water, Triethanolamine, Glycerin, Propylene Glycol, Tocopheryl acetate, Aloe Barbadensis Gel, Carbomer, And Fragrance.

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Sanitizer must be made and used correctly to work right Which of the following is a correct way to make or use a sanitizer?

Change the sanitizer often to make sure it stays clean and fresh

If you drop sanitizer on the ground does that space become clean or is the sanitizer dirty?

Neither. The sanitizer may kill some microorganisms near the place where it falls, but the ground will still be made of dirt and therefore still be dirty. The sanitizer will then soak into the ground and be diluted and dispersed, loosing its effectiveness.

What is purel hand sanitizer made of?

The ingerdients to the purell hand sanitizer is water, isopropyl auchol, glycerin, carbomer, fragrence, aminomethyl propinol, propylene glycol, isopropylmyristate, and tocotheryl acetate.

Why does hand sanitizer get warm when mixed with water?

Because hand sanitizer is made up of some base which react with water and an exothermic reaction takes place which raises its temperature

What is hand sanitizer made of?

Hand sanitizer is made of water, isopropyl alcohol, glycerin, carbomer, fragrance, aminomethyl propanol, propylene glycol, isopropyl myristate and tocopheryl acetate. It is basically alcohol and water, with a bit of fragrance thrown in. The bottle of Purell Hand Sanitizer on my desk notes that the active ingredient is 62% ethyl alcohol.

If you put hand sanitizer on dirt would the hand sanitizer get dirty or the dirt get clean?

Technically, since it's a hand sanitizer and sanitizer means "to make sanitary, as by cleaning or disinfecting" then obviously it's the dirt get cleaned and not the sanitizer get dirty.

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Can hand sanitizer make your nails grow?

yes it can because of the stuff its made of makes your nails grow

How much water is in hand sanitizer?

there is 5% water in hand sanitizer

Can you get rid of warts with hand sanitizer?

Hand sanitizer will not get rid of warts.

What element is in hand sanitizer?

Hand sanitizer is manufactures with an element called alcohol.