Sanitizers

Industrial Consumer

Required

Suggested

EO Sanitizers/Wipes with Organic Alcohol

0
Vendor(s)
EO Products
When to Use

Alcohol-based sanitizers like these kill 99.99% of germs.

Product/Service Type
Consumer

Purell Sanitizers (Fragrance-free, PABA-free)

0
Vendor(s)
Staples
When to Use

Alcohol-based sanitizers like these kill 99.99% of germs.

Product/Service Type
Consumer

Limited

Prohibited

Information on Sanitizers

Why Go Green

These sanitizers do not have triclosan or triclocarban which:

  • Create a cancer-causing chemical (chloroform) when it mixes with chlorine in tap water
  • Provides no benefits over plain soap and water (per FDA advisory committee)
  • May decrease sperm counts and make bacteria resistant to medicine
  • Are linked to liver and inhalation toxicity
  • May disrupt thyroid function and endocrine system

Criteria for Sanitizers

Must not contain triclosan or triclocarban.

Last updated

Last updated: 
March 21, 2014

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