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Germ Science

Hand hygiene is recognized as the single most important means of preventing the spread of germs. Not only does it help combat the spread of the flu and cold, it also affords protection against the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), Swine flu and Avian flu, C. difficile, MRSA, and VRE.


SOAPOPULAR HAND SANITIZER
contains the germ-killing ingredient Benzalkonium (ben-zal-coney-um) Chloride. This antiseptic has been widely used for over 50 years. Benzalkonium Chloride is approved for safety and effectiveness in many antiseptic applications including minor scrapes and cuts.

 

Soapopular Hand Sanitizer is 99.9% effective against the most frequent illness causing germs.

 

The following are just some of the pathogens killed within 15 seconds of exposure to Soapopular Hand Sanitizer:

 

 

Bacteria
Pseudomonas aeruginosa (Pseudomonas)
Staphylococcus aureus (Staph)
Salmonella cholerasuis (Salmonella)
Brevibacterium ammoniagenes (Brevibacterium)
Campylobacter jejuni (Campylobacter)
Escherichia coli (E. coli)
Escherichia coli pathogenic strain 0157:H7 (pathogenic E. coli)
Klebsiella pneumoniae (Klebsiella)
Listeria monocytogenes (Listeria)
Pseudomonas cepacia (Pseudomonas)
Salmonella typhi (Salmonella)
Yersinia enterocolitica
Shigella sonnei
Citrus Canker Disease (Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. citri)

Viruses
Avian Infectious Bronchitis Virus
Avian Influenza Virus
Canine Distemper Virus
Marek’s Disease Virus
Newcastle’s Disease Virus
Pseudorabies Virus
Arkansas ’99 (Infectious Bronchitis Virus)
Herpes Simplex Type 1 (Herpes)
Herpes Simplex Type 2 (Herpes)
HIV
Influenza A2 / Hong Kong (Influenza)
Vaccinia (Pox Virus)
Fungi
Trichophyton mentagrophytes (the athlete's foot fungus)
Dermatophytes (Cause of Ringworm)

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