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Is hand sanitizer safe to use around babies, even getting some on the babies?

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Dr. Mary Efremov
42 years experience in Internal Medicine
Wash your hjands: Besides alcohol, the santizers have other chemicals. Best to wash hands properly.
Answered on May 9, 2012

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