We all know that there are many kinds of hand sanitizers on the market. One of the most popular hand sanitizers is the hand sanitizer. It is more convenient to use and can be washed without water. Many people use hand sanitizer when they go out. So can pregnant women use hand sanitizer?
Can pregnant women use hand sanitizer?
It can be used, but don't use it frequently. If possible, it is better to rinse it with clean water.
In addition, the disposable hand sanitizers on the market all contain sterilizing and disinfecting ingredients. These ingredients are highly volatile, and the skin of pregnant women's hands is generally very delicate. Oil loss, dry skin, peeling.
Pregnant women can use less irritating hand sanitizers. Generally, it is not recommended for pregnant women to use overly stimulating products. Excessive use of pregnant women will have a certain impact on fetal development.
Does hand sanitizer affect pregnant women?
Pregnant women can use hand sanitizer, but they need to use less irritating hand sanitizer, and they need to be rinsed with clean water after each use. Other chemical constituents that may affect pregnant women and fetuses.
The main ingredient in hand sanitizer is alcohol, which is irritating to a certain extent. Long-term use by pregnant women has a certain impact on the development of the fetus. If pregnant women use disposable hand sanitizers, they need to choose alcohol-free hand sanitizers. Such hand sanitizers for pregnant women, Children can use it, and people with sensitive skin can also use it.
During pregnancy, you must increase nutrition, mix meat and vegetables, mix coarse and fine grains, eat more vegetables and fruits, and pay attention to the regularity of work and rest, and don’t stay up late.
The principle of disposable hand sanitizer
Disinfectant hand sanitizer is usually formulated with disinfectant ingredients, volatile solvents, and skin care ingredients. After cleaning the dirt on the hands, the solvent will volatilize automatically, and there is no need to rinse with water. Now the simplest hand sanitizer formula on the market. Similar to disinfecting wipes, 75% alcohol is mixed with 20% glycerin, in which alcohol plays both washing and disinfection functions, and glycerin plays a moisturizing role. After use, the alcohol volatilizes by itself, and the glycerin remains on the skin to moisturize the skin . There is another type of alcohol-free hand sanitizer specially designed for children. Its important ingredients are benzalkonium chloride, plus lipids such as medium-chain triglycerides and triethyl citrate. Benzalkonium chloride is a disinfectant ingredient in hand sanitizers, and lipids are a skin care ingredient.
How about the cleaning effect of disposable hand sanitizer
Disposable hand sanitizer can indeed quickly remove bacteria on hands in a short time, but it is not effective against all bacteria. The effect of disposable hand sanitizer is mainly in sterilization, and the cleaning effect is very small. So, if your hands are dirty, it is better to wash them with water. The correct way to wash your hands is to fully wet your hands under running water, take an appropriate amount of soap or hand sanitizer, and apply it evenly to the entire palm. Finally, rinse your hands thoroughly under running water and dry them to really kill germs on your hands.
In fact, the bacteria parasitic on the skin surface is not easy to fall off, and the hand sanitizer cannot fully achieve this effect. The packaging says that it inhibits 99.9% of bacteria, which is an exaggerated advertising effect.
Disposable hand sanitizer ethanol (that is, alcohol) is the main ingredient, and it does have a certain antibacterial effect, but long-term use will irritate the skin, dry skin and cause chapped.
In contrast, washing with water plus soap or regular hand sanitizer is more effective at removing certain bacteria. Moreover, in daily life, in fact, there is no need to deliberately sterilize, viruses and bacteria will only cause disease when they overproduce. Taking a step back, some bacteria don't do harm to the body.