In this day and age, especially during this pandemic, the two things you need to bring anywhere you go are hand sanitizers and alcohol wipes. Paying attention to the second product, it is essential to carry these wipes when you're out and about because, let's be frank, the liquid counterpart does not help in cleaning the surfaces around you. You need wipes for that. Even more, you need wipes with at least 70% Isopropyl alcohol in it.
So what are alcohol wipes used for?
Alcohol wipes are often used to sanitize your skin and disinfect your surrounding area. Not leaving out the products that you use every day like pens, keyboards, elevator buttons and so on. Their many uses include cleaning up wounds, preparing the skin before any surgery, acting as a numbing agent towards insect bites and also to clean the skin before an injection or drawing of blood.
What alcohol is used to make wipes?
The alcohol in a wipe or swab is called Isopropyl and it is often mixed with water to solely kill or prevent the growth of bacteria on the skin and on any inanimate object. With a mostly medical background for its usage, alcohol wipes are often overlooked to be used outside of a medical setting. However so, truth be told, it has a bigger responsibility in the outside world and these products listed below will show you how that’s true.
If you’re looking to disinfect your entire house, Greenwipes disinfecting alcohol wipes is the way to go. With the appropriate amount of alcohol (70%) in its wipes, it does not only clean doorknobs and tabletops but is also able to disinfect your gyms, offices, and children's toys.
With a hike in amount of almost every disinfecting product ( especially hand sanitizers ), it is hard to find one that fits your budget. Worry not, as Jike’s 75% alcohol disposable wipes comes to the rescue. With 5% extra Isopropyl alcohol than the average amount, these wipes are travel size and can clean up to every small surface you touch.
Specially designed for hard surface cleaning, this wipe comes in handy for a lot of health professionals. Be it for cleaning operation trolleys or tools, table countertops or X-ray equipments, VIROX’s 70% Isopropyl alcohol wipes drives a hard bargain by fighting off a diverse range of microorganisms, making it approve-worthy of KKM (Kementerian Kesihatan Malaysia).
Your phone carries so much more bacteria than you can imagine. With you using it everywhere, that includes the toilet, you are prone to being a carrier of many microorganisms. To avoid this, Care of your Health has small, disposable cotton wipes that are perfect for use for your phone screens. Although there is a high alcohol content in the wipes, no harm will befall unto the phone’s screen.
These ammonia-free towelettes thoroughly removes dirty fingerprints, dust and even oil without damaging the oleophobic coating (oil resistant layer) of the screen. With one clean residue-free towelette in each sachet, they can be used on electronic tablets, phones, computer keyboards and even camera lens.
When you’re travelling, you need a small travel size disinfectant and Greenwipes Disinfecting Wipes Travel Pack is the way to go. Whether you need it to wipe dirty toilet seats, dusty hotel bed rails, doorknobs, and switches or even restaurant tables, this travel pack comes with 20 sheets of alcohol moistened wipes per pack. Perfect for the germaphobe in you.
Your hands are your biggest enemy when it comes to germs sticking onto it. With you touching your face and every other surface, unknowingly you are transmitting hundreds of bacteria here and there. With these trying times, it’s important to always, always keep your hands clean and as these wipes have high alcohol content, they are great for usage and come with a resealable lid to keep the moisture in at all times.
For a house filled with children, it is important to always sanitise every area they touch to prevent them from getting any bacterial infection. Meishiyu 75% Isopropyl Alcohol Wipes provides the appropriate amount needed to disinfect everyday objects, resulting in a good anti-bacterial effect. However, due to its high amount of Isopropyl alcohol content, it is best to keep it out of reach of children and pets.
It may not be infused solely of alcohol but Cetaphil’s gentle skin cleansing cloth does the trick by protecting your skin from dirt and other bacterial particles lingering on it. The alcohols used however are beneficial for the skin by being non-irritable and safe to use for every skin type, even sensitive ones. These pre-moistened wipes are a perfect carry-on wherever you go and are readily disposable after use.
For those of you with acne and sensitive skin, this one’s for you. SIMPLE is known worldwide for it’s skin sensitivity products and these wipes don’t fall short from the list. Made with skin-friendly alcohol, use the wipes on your face, covering your neck as well. The pack comes with a resealable lid to keep the moisture intact.
One of the best brands in optical systems, ZEISS’s pre-moistened wipes is a combination of agents, that were used for only medical equipment cleaning. With a wipe in each sachet, they do not harm the lens in any way by scratching or leaving marks. Perfect for use on lenses of LCD displays, smartphones, cameras, and even binoculars.
For those who need to take a daily insulin shot at home especially now, IdealCare alcohol swabs are cheap and affordable swabs that get the job done. What job you ask? Well, alcohol swabs are widely used in hospitals and clinics to simply prevent infection while puncturing a needle into your body. It removes the bacteria and keeps the place sterilised. Each swab comes pre-moistened in a sealed packet.
A diabetic patient is someone who often needs to check on their blood sugar level. To do so, they would need an alcohol swab to sterilise the area before pricking, and BD does a good job in preventing bacteria from entering the body, with it’s thicker and softer swabs. They also can be used prior to insulin injection.
Benzocaine is a numbing medication that is often used to reduce pain from minor skin irritations on any given surface of the body. Sting Relief’s medicated pad is used to relieve temporary pain and or itching of minor scrapes and insect bites. Each pad is to be used on affected areas not more than three to four times for adults and children of ages two and up daily.
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