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Jim C

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Alcohol content of baby wipes?
« on: July 17, 2005, 10:44:04 AM »
I am a heart transplant recipient and use baby wipes for many purposely such as sanitizing hands as well as the more traditional uses but I have noticed some of the wipes are not as moist as I would like them to be.  Since I take immune system suppressing medications, I need to be careful about sanitation while traveling and I use baby wipes quite a bit.

What percentage of alcohol and water may I add to the wipes that will still be sanitizing but not irritating to sensitive body parts?

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Re:Alcohol content of baby wipes?
« Reply #1 on: July 17, 2005, 12:11:55 PM »
Typical isopropyl alcohol wipes for disinfection is 70%. The same concentration is used to sterilise your skin before injection. I think 70% should do fine.
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Re:Alcohol content of baby wipes?
« Reply #2 on: July 17, 2005, 02:59:06 PM »
I am afraid that a 70% solution would not be very comfortable on the bodies sensitive areas, however.  Does anyone know the percentage of alcohol in Tucks or Baby wipes?



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Re:Alcohol content of baby wipes?
« Reply #3 on: July 18, 2005, 03:42:48 AM »
Won't it be easier to check other brands?
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