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THE DANGER OF Drinking Hand Sanitizers. What to watch for: “children carrying large bottles of san…

THE DANGER OF Drinking Hand Sanitizers. What to watch for: “children carrying large bottles of sanitizer in their backpacks or purses.”

CDC: Kids drink hand sanitizer at alarming rate

The thought of gulping down hand sanitizer is enough to trigger most anyone's gag reflex. But according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are tens of thousands of kids in the U.S. who do just that every year. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments

An Alarming Number of Kids Are Getting Sick From Drinking Hand Sanitizers

Alcohol-based hand sanitizers are practically everywhere these days, but a new government report suggests an increasing number of children are ingesting these products and getting quite sick. Troublingly, many of these kids are drinking sanitizers to get a quick buzz from the alcohol. Read more...

Don’t Drink the Hand Sanitizer

last yearHealth : Well

Bottles of hand sanitizer are ubiquitous and cheap, but they also contain high levels of alcohol and can be abused.

Wells Fargo employee: “From that point, I began drinking the hand sanitizer.”

I wrote a few weeks ago about the recent scandal at Wells Fargo bank, where 5300 Wells Fargo employees were fired for allegedly creating over 2 million unauthorized accounts.  Reading some of the discussion about how insane the corporate culture was, either at some or all Wells Fargo branches is quite crazy and a bit […]

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Stephen King adaptation gets amazing cast, CitiBike fees going up, teens drinking hand sanitizer, Olsen twins museum, tennis court rescue pups and more midday links. Don't forget to follow Gothamist on Twitter and Instagram, and like us on Facebook. [ more › ]

Is Your Baby Drunk on Hand Sanitizer?

2 years agoNews : The Daily Beast

Hand sanitizer is anywhere from 70-95 percent alcohol, which can cause major problems if a toddler drinks it.

Kids Getting Drunk on Hand Sanitizer: CNN’s Latest Fear

. A bunch of you sent me this CNN piece about the hidden dangers (every TV producer’s favorite kind!) of hand sanitizer. While the video is about teens deliberately drinking the stuff, the written story is about Purell-pickled nippers, and that’s what I’d like to discuss today. It starts with a story that’s almost too strange […]

Drinking Hand Sanitizer for a Cheap and Deadly Buzz

Poison control centers are reporting a rise in the number of calls involving young people who ingest the antibacterial gel to get drunk.

Clean Water Is Everyone's Problem

Diarrhea caused by inadequate drinking water, sanitation and hand hygiene kills an estimated 842,000 people every year worldwide, and is of the second leading cause of death for children under age five. Patricia Arquette, Executive Director of, talks about the dire need for sanitation systems that address multiple problems at once. Show More Summary

The Government Uses Toxic Chemicals To Stop You Drinking Hand Sanitizer

3 years agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

During Prohibition, the US Government put toxic chemicals into any products that contained alcohol, just to make sure nobody would drink them. Now, Prohibition is long over... but the policy of adding poison to alcoholic products has never ended. Here are the deadly additives that are only there to keep you drinking stuff. Read more...

Preschool Director Caught On Camera Forcing 3-Year-Old To Drink Hand Sanitizer [Video]

A preschool director is in hot water over allegations of abuse. According to KFOR, preschool director Zabrinna Myers has been accused of forcing 3-year-old Zhuri Feh to drink hand sanitizer inside Liberty Academy at Liberty Baptist Church. Show More Summary

Mom Kicked Daughter While Drunk On Hand Sanitizer: Cops

A mother in West Des Moines, Iowa, is facing child endangerment charges after allegedly kicking her daughter while drunk on hand sanitizer. Jennife... Read more: Bad Parenting, Mug Shots, Jennifer Jane Olney, Too Much to Drink, Jennifer Jane Olney Hand Sanitizer, Dumb Crime, Iowa Crime, Jennifer Jane Olney Kicked Daughter, Crime News

Man Arrested After Inventing the Strangest Mixed Drink Idea Ever

Post by Adriana Velez. Want to get blotto on on screwdrivers but don’t want to shell out for vodka? Here’s an elegant solution: Hand sanitizer. A Pennsylvania man was arrested for stealing hand sanitizer from a hospital -- 12 bottles which he intended to mix with orange juice for cocktails, as you do. Show More Summary

Va. middle school students allegedly poisoned teacher with hand sanitizer, police say

5 years agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Police say two Virginia 13-year-old boys were arrested for allegedly spiking a 66-year-old teacher's drinks with hand sanitizer


They are only 13-years-old. But cops in Newport Beach, Virginia say the kids tried over a three month period to poison their teacher by putting hand sanitizer into their teacher’s drinks.

Jennifer Wilcox - Charged With DUI After Drinking Large Amount Of Hand Sanitizer

5 years agoNews / Crime : The Weekly Vice

Jennifer Wilcox MySpace 1 Jennifer Wilcox MySpace 2 Middletown, CT (The Weekly Vice) - Jennifer Wilcox, a 36-year-old Connecticut woman was jailed for drunk driving Monday after she allegedly drank a half-bottle of hand sanitizer. According...Show More Summary

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Because you return boxes of used enemas to the store, check out today's mid-day links: drinking hand sanitizer, gesticulations of Biden, iPad Mini, 50 Shades Of Mila Kunis, sex addiction, and puppy chases its leash. Don't forget to follow Gothamist on Twitter and like us on Facebook. You can also get the top stories mailed to you—sign up here. [ more › ]

Maybe You Touched Your Genitals Hand Sanitizer

We’ve already shown you quite a few Humorous Mints that you can use to have fun with friends. Now you have another opportunity to be funny with Maybe You Touched Your Genitals Hand Sanitizer. Next time you sit down for food or drinks with friends you can offer them a squirt of this hand sanitizer, [...]

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