As the world grapples with Coronavirus, social distancing and the need to sanitize frequently, stores have been out-of-stock of basic necessities like hand sanitizer and even rubbing alcohol. We thought this would be the perfect time to share the do-it-yourself recipe for hand sanitizer using Ever Clear instead of rubbing alcohol. Please contact us if you have any questions!
Yield: This recipe creates 6 fluid ounces of sanitizer with an Alcohol By Volume (ABV) of 60% for home use.
NOTE: CDC Guidelines recommend an alcohol concentration of at least 60% ABV for effective defense against viruses and germs.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulates all antimicrobial sanitizers as over-the-counter drugs (OTC). This homemade solution is NOT for commercial use.
This homemade solution has never been tested in a lab to determine its efficacy against viruses such as the coronavirus. This hand sanitizer is not a substitute for proper handwashing.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has tested a recipe that contains the proper level of alcohol can be found here: the World Health Organization. Please check with your health care professional before using any home remedy on you or your family.