Calls to the Poisons Information Centre about children ingesting alcohol-based hand sanitiser have increased during the pandemic. Here's how to use it safely.
Step 1 — store hand sanitisers safely and out of reach of children .
Step 2 — supervise the use of hand santiser of children.
Step 3 — be aware of imported products that may not be clearly labelled and may contain more toxic alcohols, such as methanol.
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Last reviewed: September 2020