Can product really kill germs for 24 hours?

Back in may, I walked into the lab at MCC to find Dr. K being interviewed by 3onyourside.
At the peak of the swine flu hype a Chandler based company was marketing a product that supposedly gave the wearer 24 hour protection from all microbial attack.

Can product really kill germs for 24 hours?

by By LiAna Arenas / 3 On Your Side

Posted on May 15, 2009 at 5:36 PM

Updated Tuesday, Aug 25 at 2:14 PM

PHOENIX -- Hand sanitizers have been flying off the shelves even since the swine flu outbreak started, but are all of those sprays and gels really as effective as they claim to be? 3 On Your Side decided to put one product to the test. It's called Germ Free 24 and it makes an extraordinary claim. It says it will sanitize and protect your hands for 24 hours or more.

But does it work?

The full story can be found here

I am highly doubtful, especially after our tests, that this product does as it claims. I certainly wouldn't replace washing my hands for it.
I know its old news but it still makes me laugh.


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