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Old 05-25-2007, 12:13 PM   #1
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Hand Sanitizer danger

I got this in an email and I thought I would share it here since we are all parents, grandparents or friends with someone that is a parent. I went straight to snopes and here it is.

Urban Legends Reference Pages: Hand Sanitizer Alcohol Poisoning


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Old 05-25-2007, 12:29 PM   #2
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indeed, sad but True!

although most now are denatured in a way as to make it Very unpalletable, Bitrex (denatonium Benzoate) is added to some, the same stuff that`s used to stop people biting finger nails.

something also worth a mention is it`s Flamability too!
this stuff should be in the medicine cabinet only.

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Old 05-25-2007, 12:46 PM   #3
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Thank you for your post. It is good to know that while I was standing there pushing the button on the water fountain while 20 children lined up to wash their hands that it was acutally a good thing.

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Old 05-25-2007, 01:55 PM   #4
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Thanks for the heads up TG!!! We use this with our daughter, but now we will make sure to be extra cautious.
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Old 05-25-2007, 02:25 PM   #5
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Thank you so very much for posting, I will tell my son and DIL for sure!
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