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flu prevention with hand sanitizers . . . is there a problem with all the chemicals ending up in our lakes and streams?

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Dr. Raffia Qutab
13 years experience Family Medicine
Alhocol: Hand sanitizers are basically alcohol.
Answered on Jul 20, 2012
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Biodegradable stuff: This sanitizer material is a natural product of fermentation with a few insignificant additives. It will evaporate and or break down with out significant effect on the environment.
Answered on Jul 5, 2012

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