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What is Hand Sanitizer

Hand sanitizer is a disinfectant cleanser that serves the purpose of killing the vast majority of illness-inducing microorganisms. Hand Sanitizers often consist of an alcohol-based liquid or gel, however, it can also come in foaming and alcohol-free liquid form.

Is hand sanitizer really effective?

In most settings, it is recommended that individuals wash hands with soap and water to avoid getting sick. However, in circumstances where it is difficult or impossible to yield to safe hand washing guidelines, the CDC recommends using Hand sanitizers to reduce the spread of infectious diseases and to kill off bacterias found on the hands.

Who needs hand sanitizer?

While hand sanitizers are not recommended for children under the age of 2, however, its usage for that age group is not prohibited. Although the efficiency of hand sanitizer is variable, it is used as a simple way to control the transmission of infection, and is typically used in multiple environments.

Industries that regularly rely on hand sanitizers include:

  • Hospitals/medical facilities
  • Correctional facilities
  • Education centers/schools
  • Day-care centers
  • Aviation/airlines
  • Hospitality
  • Manufacturing industries

*This list has increased since the start of the Coronavirus pandemic.

What types of hand sanitizer are available?

Black box safety offers Hand sanitizers that come in multiple consistencies and size options.

Size:

  • 2 oz
  • 8oz
  • 1G
  • 1L

Explore our hand sanitizer options today!

What to consider when buying hand sanitizer?

When purchasing hand sanitizer, there are many qualities to consider ensuring that you are getting exactly what is needed for your business and employees.

  • Ingredients: alcohol vs. alcohol-free hand sanitizer.
  • Where will your hand sanitizer be utilized and who will be using it? Do you need a stronger hand sanitizer due to its frequency of use?
  • Price: do you need bulk hand sanitizer prices or single bottles of hand sanitizers? Where can you find the best price to fit your needs?
  • Size of hand sanitizer: depending on frequency of use, will you need a 20z bottle of hand sanitizer, or 1 gallon of hand sanitizer for refills?

Is bulk hand sanitizer available?

Yes, bulk hand sanitizers can be purchased by calling our sales reps at (866) 217-8187.

Where can I by hand sanitizer

Black box safety has hand sanitizer in stock. We currently carry brands such as Precision hand sanitizer, which can be found on our website on our infection control page. To learn more about brands we carry and the types of hand sanitizers available, browse our website today, or speak with our sales reps for more information.