Ethyl Rubbing Alcohol is a common household item. However, most people don’t use it nearly as often as they could be. Ethyl Rubbing Alcohol can serve as a disinfectant and antiseptic, providing many benefits and keeping us clean and safe.
In the hustle and bustle of everyday life, we don’t often stop to think about how many different surfaces we’ve touched. When, in fact, surfaces like your cell phone, kitchen counter, and doorknob can be covered in thousands of bacteria. Some of these bacteria can be harmful to your health. Keep reading to learn about 4 ways you can use Ethyl Rubbing Alcohol.
4 Things You Can Use Ethyl Rubbing Alcohol For
1. Disinfect Counters & Other Frequently Touched Surfaces
The Remedi Pure Ethyl Rubbing Alcohol solution is made with 70% alcohol to kill harmful germs, bacteria, and viruses. Therefore, the solution is a perfect multi-purpose disinfectant. Ethyl Rubbing Alcohol is used on common surfaces including kitchen or bathroom counters, toilets, sinks, desks, door knobs, and light switches.
Keep in mind, ethyl alcohol may damage finished surfaces. Do not use on painted, treated wood, or varnished surfaces to avoid causing damage. To use as a disinfectant: fill a spray bottle, spray the frequently touched surfaces generously, let sit for 1-2 minutes while germs are killed, and wipe down with a sterile cloth, dry sponge, or clean paper towel.
2. Clean Stainless Steel Appliances
Many homes are being refreshed with updated stainless steel appliances these days. It can be difficult to keep these appliances clean, since fingerprints and handprints show up pretty easily, making the appliance appear dirty. Remedi Pure Ethyl Rubbing Alcohol can be used to provide a streak-free and germ-free clean and dries quickly. Just spray some Ethyl Rubbing Alcohol onto a cloth and wipe with the grain using a clean cloth or paper towel. Be sure to clean the handles of refrigerators, dishwashers, and more to kill existing germs and bacteria.
3. Use As A First Aid Antiseptic
Remedi Pure Ethyl Rubbing Alcohol is safe on skin and can be used as an antiseptic or topical disinfectant for cuts and scrapes. It kills bacteria, cleaning out germs inside of the cut- although it may dry out your skin. It’s important to note, Ethyl Rubbing Alcohol may not help if you have a deep wound. Instead, seek medical attention immediately. To use as an antiseptic, apply to the skin using a cotton ball or sterile cloth.
4. Disinfect Electronics
Your electronics are some of the most frequently touched items in your home. A safety study reported that your cell phone can have up to 25,127 bacteria per square inch! Additionally, computer keyboards typically have around 3,300 bacteria and computer mice have an average of 1,700 bacteria per square inch. Not only does Remedi Pure Ethyl Rubbing Alcohol act as a disinfectant that kills 99.9% of bacteria, but it also strips your phone of oils produced from your hands, removing the oils from your electronics. Use an alcohol pad or wipe to clean and disinfect your electronic devices.
Safety Measures When Using Remedi Pure Ethyl Rubbing Alcohol
Before you clean with Remedi Pure Ethyl Rubbing Alcohol, be sure to review these safety tips:
- The solution is flammable, keep away from heat, sparks, electrical, and flames
- Do not ingest
- Use in a well-ventilated area
- Never mix with bleach
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