PURELL® Advanced Instant Hand Sanitizer

FDA Healthcare Personnel Handwash (HCPHW)

Efficacy Testing Requirements
Developed by the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), this test is the required standard of efficacy established by the FDA. It is used to determine the effectiveness of antimicrobial handwash and hand rub agents designed for frequent use at reducing transient bacterial flora on hands.

The FDA requires that antimicrobial handwash and hand rub agents achieve a 2-log10 reduction at Application 1 and a 3-log10 reduction at Application 10.

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PURELL® Advanced Technical Support

Do you have a technical question related to PURELL Advanced? Support is available by phone from GOJO technical personnel at 1-800-321-9647, or you may submit your technical questions to us.

Did You Know

Although 96% of adults reported washing their hands after using public restrooms, one study observed that a mean of 21% did not wash their hands.1
1. American Microbiology Society, American Cleaning Institute “A survey of handwashing behavior (trended)” ICAAC 2010. Retrieved from: MedPage Today

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