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Is Hand Sanitiser a Hazardous Product?

In recent years, hand sanitiser has gone from a fringe purchase to an everyday essential for many people. You may have heard some concerns expressed about the hazards and dangers of using sanitiser. We go on to ask and answer the question “Is hand sanitiser hazardous”? What is being hazardous? A definition of hazardous is:…

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Buying Hand Sanitiser Refills in Bulk

Hand hygiene became at the forefront of everybody’s minds when the COVID-19 pandemic struck in early 2020. Hand sanitiser refills have become routine, a standard procurement task. For private individuals buying small amounts of hand sanitiser is fine. For organisations though the need for bulk buying of hand sanitiser needs to be seriously considered. Here…

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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, a definition of flammability is: “The…

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Risks Associated with Refilling Hand Sanitiser Dispensers

The need for hand sanitiser dispensers has exponentially grown since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Care is needed though when refilling to avoid contamination and mixing of different types of sanitisers. Read on to learn more about the risks of refilling hand sanitiser dispensers. Sanitiser mixing Time and again we have heard customers testify…

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Glossary of Terms – Sanitiser and PPE Products (Part Two)

Welcome to part two, the concluding part of our two-part guide which explains various terms and phrases relating to sanitiser and PPE products. Read part one by clicking this link. Hand sanitiser Also known as hand rub and hand antiseptic, hand sanitiser is applied to hands primarily when access to soap and water is not…

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Glossary of Terms – Sanitiser and PPE Products (Part One)

This is part one of a two-part guide explaining various terms and phrases relating to sanitiser and PPE products. All terms are listed in alphabetical order. Read part two by clicking this link.  Active ingredient An active ingredient (as used in hand sanitisers for example) is the ingredient within a formulation that kills viruses, bacteria,…

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Advantages of Hand Sanitiser Stations vs Sanitiser Sprays

With the COVID-19 pandemic, hand sanitiser has emerged as an everyday item to be viewed as a necessity rather than a luxury. Sanitiser is available in various forms including foam, gel, liquid, and mist. Diverse options are available for the storage of hand sanitisers. We explore here the advantages of using hand sanitiser stations and…

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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…

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Benefits of Instant Hand Sanitisers (Atomiser Sprays) for Skincare

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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.…

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