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Fact or Fiction: Tito's Vodka can be used in hand sanitizer?

Posted at 1:50 PM, Mar 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-10 16:51:45-04

(KGTV) - Can Tito's Vodka really be used in an effective homemade hand sanitizer?


Social media posts are going around recommending people use the booze in do-it-yourself sanitizer recipes.

But Tito's put out a tweet noting that CDC guidelines recommend hand sanitizer contain at least 60% alcohol. Tito's only has 40%.

The CDC says washing your hands is by far the best way to get rid of germs. But if you use a hand sanitizer, make sure it meets that 60% alcohol threshold.