How To Make Your Own Sanitizer At Home


With every store selling out of hand sanitizers and alcohol wipes, some people are turning to make their own.

Experts suggest that those plan to make their own disinfectants ensure the final concentration of alcohol/ethanol used in the mixture ends up at greater than 60 percent as lower strengths won’t be as effective in killing the virus. If you want to make your own here is what you're going to need:

DIY Hand Sanitizer Recipe:

(2 gallon mixture)

  • 1/3 cup of 96% ethanol
  • 1/4 tsp of 98% glycerin
  • 1 tsp of hydrogen peroxide
  • 1/2 tbsp distilled water– This gives a final concentration of around 80% ethanol

With every store selling out of hand sanitizers and alcohol wipes, some people are turning to make their own.

Experts suggest that those making their own disinfectants ensure the final concentration of alcohol/ethanol used in the mixture ends up at greater than 60 percent as lower strengths won’t be as effective in killing the virus.

The ethanol/alcohol will kill the protein that surrounds the virus, stopping it before it can infect you. The glycerol moisturizes your hands because alcohol can dry out your skin, while the hydrogen peroxide kills any remaining bacteria that might have grown while you made the recipe.

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