desinfect contains alcohol. Does that burn when in contact with skin?

The use of alcohol on healthy skin is generally not a problem. Alcoholic hand disinfectants have been used in healthcare for decades.

However, alcohol may cause an unpleasant and burning sensation on heavily used or even irritated skin. It is therefore advisable to check and reduce the frequency of hand washing* and contact with chemicals, such as detergents.

* Frequent washing of hands puts great strain on the skin.


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