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Re: [at-l] Hand hygeine was HAA, I just couldn't resist!
- Subject: Re: [at-l] Hand hygeine was HAA, I just couldn't resist!
- Date: Friday, December 11, 1998 3:13 PM
>Good Idea, I think. I'm a big proponent of gear with multiple uses.
>Just a few precautions that make the gel a better choice for me:
>Are you talking about denatured alcohol when you mention stove fuel? If so,
>my can of DNA says to wash skin with water after contact, as well as the
>following: "Reports have associated repeated and prolonged overexposure to
>solvents with neurological and other physiological damage."
>Denatured Alcohol is a blend of Ethanol and Methanol, Purl is primarily
>Ethyl Alcohol, watered down with, well, water and some gelled Isopropyl
>2. The gel spreads easily across the hands, a little goes a long way,
>without any worry of spilling liquid alcohol into the ground every time I
>clean my hands.
>3.The gel also contains emollients to keep the skin from drying out, so, if
>I were to use the fuel option, I'd definitely carry some lotion. Alcohol
>do a number on skin.
>If you're not talking of DNA, I'd love to know what you are using and if
>think it'll work on the hands.
>From: Tim Hewitt <email@example.com>
>To: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>
>Date: Friday, December 11, 1998 3:55 PM
>Subject: Re: [at-l] Hand hygeine was HAA, I just couldn't resist!
>>> don't think I'd use it on my cook pot, boiling works just fine there).
>>> use only a small dollop and it kills everything then evaporates quickly,
>>> it's basically just rubbing alcohol in gel form.[clip]
>>I've been considering just using the alcohol that I'm fueling my stove
>>with for the same purpose. If I carry a small refillable squeeze tube, I
>>should be able to just use the stove fuel in the same manner.
>>-Paddler (94 days and counting...)
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