Germs are everywhere! But Ethanol can help! Ethanol has become an indispensable disinfectant during pandemic, becoming more common than ever. Ethanol, also called ethyl alcohol, is a member of a class of organic compounds. This compound composed of two carbon atoms, six hydrogen atoms, and one oxygen atom. Ethanol is a clear liquid that is volatile, highly flammable and has a slight odor. The viruses fighter, Ethanol is used worldwide in healthcare facilities for hand rubbing. It can kill a broad range of germs, including bacteria, viruses, and fungi. Ethanol is one of the two alcohols that are permitted as active ingredients in alcohol-based hand sanitizers. Let’s stop the spread of germs to those around you by cleaning our hands with soap and water or hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% ethanol!