With concerns about Coronavirus (COVID-19) running high, supplies of hand sanitizer at local stores may start to run low. If they run out, is it safe to make your own, and will DIY hand sanitizer protect you against coronavirus infection?
During recent weeks, sales of hand sanitizer have skyrocketed, peaking around 73% higher than they were at this time last year, The New York Times reported on March 3. Prices of hand sanitizer on Amazon have also soared, with one seller recently offering a 24-pack of Purell travel-size bottles for $400, Newsweek reported.
In a pinch, could homemade hand sanitizer do the job? Possibly, but it is important to use the right recipe. Here is WHO ( World Health Organization) formula to make your own (Source : WHO - Click Here to Download)