Hand sanitisers hurts eyes of children

A Bangladeshi child using hand sanitizer to protect against the spread of the Coronavirus during leaving the Dhaka the capital of Bangladesh on March 18, 2020. More than 19.5 million people live in Dhaka, the most densely populated city in the world with more than 23,234 people per square kilometer, to avoid higher chances of contracting the infectious and deadly COVID-19. (Photo by Mehedi Hasan/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Hand sanitisers are not safe for the children, it hurts their eyes. The hand sanitisers have become an integral part of our life after the corona virus came in our life.

We use it everywhere like office, schools, colleges, malls and public transportations. With full trust and belief we use it everywhere but the case is not the same anymore.

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A study has found out that the hand hand sanitisers have caused more eye-related injury incidents in children since the outbreak of coronavirus pandemic. In a study published in the journal JAMA Ophthalmology on January 21, researchers found that hand sanitisers have caused more chemical eye injuries to children who accidently used it in their eyes.

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The French Poison Control Center, have said that the kids whose eyes are hurting they exposure to hazardous chemicals in the sanitiser between April 1 and August 24, 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year.

World Journal of Current Medical and Pharmaceutical Research published a paper and said that the sanitisers are not anymore safe.

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