US FDA Launches Hand Sanitizer Quiz

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is encouraging consumers to test their knowledge about the appropriate use of hand sanitizer with a hand sanitizer quiz.

The quiz provides questions and answers to some of the most frequently asked questions related to hand sanitizer. This quiz can help consumers learn how to correctly use hand sanitizer.

For instance, should you always use hand sanitizer to disinfect your hands to prevent the spread of COVID-19 to others? (No, washing your hands is the best way to prevent the spread of COVID-19).

Should you make your own hand sanitizer (by adding alcohol to something else) if you can’t get the real deal? (No, If made incorrectly, it may not work and there have been reports of skin burns from homemade hand sanitizer).

Have hand sanitizers been proven to prevent the spread of COVID-19? (No drugs, including hand sanitizer, have been proven to prevent COVID-19).

Find the quiz at https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/cder/sanitizer/

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