70% Ethanol is the most effective disinfectant and antiseptic product against COVID-19, the virus known as “coronavirus.” This video shows how Anti-Viral Hand Sani can be made from ethanol (“drinking” alcohol, also called “ethyl alcohol”) or isopropyl alcohol. (Methanol/methyl alcohol does not work against this virus.)
The final hand sani must be at least 70% alcohol concentration, and must be applied to skin for at least 20 seconds to be most effective.
This video mentions that alcohol is flammable – but only until it is dry.
The best ways to protect yourself from catching coronavirus are (in order of effectiveness):
1. Social distancing – stay at least 2m (6 feet) from other people; If you are sick, stay away from others, and wear a mask if you must go out;
2. Wash your hands with soap and water frequently, for at least 20 seconds; and
3. Use alcohol-based hand sanitizer (70% alcohol), rubbing for at least 20 seconds, if soap and water are not available.
Lotions or oils will help with the hand dryness and chapping that can occur with frequent hand washing and sanitizing.
We hope this video is helpful, since hand sanitizer is currently scarce worldwide.
Best wishes to all!
The Capax World Global Family