University Chemistry ›› 2020, Vol. 35 ›› Issue (11): 96-100.doi: 10.3866/PKU.DXHX202004058

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Hands Call for Help, Alcohols Take Effect

Yuanyuan Sun, Shan Qin, Yujie Li, Kin Shing Chan()   

  • Received:2020-04-14 Accepted:2020-05-09 Published:2020-06-08
  • Contact: Kin Shing Chan
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Through three stories about alcohol antiseptics, "hand" messengers, characters of the article find the best choice of alcohol, and method of application. This article introduces proper ways to use alcohol antiseptics in daily life from the following three aspects. The ethanol and propanol can be used, the best concentration for daily use is 70%, and the optimal use of alcohols is considered under different circumstances.

Key words: Alcohol antiseptic, Type selection, Best concentration, Proper use