Nevada distilleries turning hooch into hand sanitizer

Credit: SeattlePI.com- Published on March 29, 2020
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Several alcohol distilleries in Nevada unable to make liquor under current coronavirus shutdowns are turning their attention to another product to help soothe customers.

They're combining their key ingredient — ethanol, which kills germs — with aloe vera or other chemicals to make hand sanitizer.


Credit: KTNV Channel 13 Las Vegas
Published on March 30, 2020 -  00:22
Nevada distilleries switch from alcohol to hand sanitizer
Alcohol distilleries in Nevada are solving the hand sanitizer shortage by turning their attention to the product to help customers. Distilleries are combining their key ingredient - germ killing ethanol - with Aloe vera or other chemicals to make hand sanitizer. The Centers for Disease Control says solutions of at least 70% alcohol are effective.

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