Is Hand Sanitiser a Fire Risk?
There are many different types of hand sanitiser products, but the chemical formulations vary considerably. Here at Coler Medical PPE, we are often asked “Is hand sanitiser a fire risk?” We go on to explore this topic throughout this article. What is being flammable or flammability? According to Dictionary.com, a definition of flammability is: “The…Read More
Can Hypochlorous Acid be Used as a Hand Sanitiser?
You may never have heard of hypochlorous acid (HOCl) and probably do not know it’s used by some manufacturers within hand sanitiser products. But is it safe to use an acid that you are going to apply on your hands? Coler Medical PPE explores this topic in this article. Hypochlorous acid is entirely natural In…Read More
Benefits of Using Alcohol-Free Hand Sanitisers
There are two main classifications of hand sanitisers, alcohol-based and alcohol-free. Although, these are both highly effective in the main priority of killing viruses, bacteria, and other germs there are many benefits of using alcohol-free hand sanitisers, which are discussed in this article. A common misconception Many people think that alcohol-based sanitisers are better than…Read More
Do Industrial Hand Sanitisers Provide Effective Protection Against COVID-19?
We have all heard government messaging about taking effective action against COVID-19. Particular advice has included social distancing, working from home, wearing face masks and gloves (in certain work settings), and washing hands regularly. In this article, Coler Medical PPE explores another weapon in the fight against COVID-19 as we explore does hand sanitiser kill…Read More
Disproving Five Common Myths About Using Antiviral Sanitiser Products
As in many areas of life, myths can grow and develop over a period of time. Myths can grow so much that they often appear easier to believe in the truth! Here at Coler Medical PPE, we are passionate about the use of antiviral sanitiser products. Therefore, here we expose five antiviral sanitiser myths for…Read More
The Importance of Using Industrial Hand Sanitisers in the Hospitality Sector
Never has hygiene and cleanliness been as important as it is now across all of society, but this is particularly the case in the hospitality sector. With frequent customer interactions, the sector has often been in the spotlight during the COVID-19 pandemic. With rules in place for social distancing and hand hygiene, hospitality venues have…Read More
Five Applications and uses of Commercial Hand Sanitisers
Commercial hand sanitiser stations should be provided in areas where there is high footfall. This increases the chance of them being used and protects everybody from the risk of various viruses, bacteria, and germs, which we encounter every day. There is a unique requirement for prominent display whilst also retaining subtlety and blending into surroundings.…Read More
FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) About Hand Sanitisers
Since we launched Coler Medical PPE we have been asked numerous questions about hand sanitisers. So, we decided to create this FAQ page to trap our answers to some of the most common FAQs about hand sanitisers. If having read the article you have other questions, contact us as we will be looking to add…Read More
What are the Active Ingredients of Hand Sanitisers?
In recent times with the COVID-19 pandemic in particular we have all become aware of the importance of clean hands. An alternative to water and soap that has become increasingly popular are hand sanitisers, but what are they made of exactly? Here we explore “what are the active ingredients of hand sanitisers?” What is an…Read More
Benefits of Instant Hand Sanitisers (Atomiser Sprays) for Skincare
Hand sanitisers have been in mainstream news recently as a part of the weaponry to fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Undoubtedly the antiviral, antibacterial and pathogen killing virtues of hand sanitiser are well-known, but some hand sanitisers are also ideal for skincare too. We investigate the use of hand sanitisers in skincare in this article.…Read More