The Most Common Active Ingredient in Hand Sanitizer Is Still Under FDA Investigation

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By Jacqueline Howard

After reviewing the safety and effectiveness of hand sanitizers, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has ruled that dozens of active ingredients can’t be used in the antiseptic rubs, but the agency still wants answers about the most common active ingredient.

The rule, issued Thursday, “reaffirmed our need for more data on three other active ingredients, including ethyl alcohol, which is the most commonly used ingredient in hand sanitizers, to help the agency ensure

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