Avoid using antibacterial wipes on these items

Staff writer

In an effort to limit exposure to Covid-19 many people are turning to antibacterial wipes, but there are certain items and surfaces you should avoid using them on.

Unless it says they are safe on the label, you should avoid using antibacterial wipes on items that a child may put in their mouth.

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In a similar fashion, using them on your hands is a bad idea, as the chemicals on many wipes could make you feel ill if you were to ingest them, via biting your nails or putting your hand to your mouth.

There are also certain surfaces you should avoid using wipes on, as they can discolour or ineffectively cleanse them. In these cases it's best to just use good old soap and water with a cloth.

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