Table 1

Mean duration of hand rub procedure until hands feel completely dry and frequency of incompletely covered hands
1.1 ml product 1 pump dispenser push of product 2 ml product 2.4 ml product 2 pump dispenser pushes of product
Product Time Leaks Time Leaks Applied volume (mean) Time Leaks Time Leaks Time Leaks Applied volume (mean)
Purell Advanced Instant Hand Sanitizer 25 s 73% 28 s 80% 1.3 mL 37 s 27% 46 s 13% 53 s 47% 2.7 mL
Purell Advanced Instant Hand Sanitizer Foam 23 s 67% 20 s 87% 0.7 mL 41 s 40% 49 s 13% 34 s 33% 1.5 mL
Sterillium Comfort Gel 20 s 87% 29 s 93% 1.6 mL 39 s 53% 41 s 27% 51 s 0% 3.1 mL

Data from 15 subjects per procedure were obtained with 3 alcohol-based hand rubs applied in 5 different amounts.

Kampf et al.

Kampf et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2013 13:472   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-13-472

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