Many people reach for antibacterial hand sanitizers to keep germs away.
Now, research shows some of them may be doing even more than that.
A new University of Florida study shows the frequent use of hand sanitizers can lead to a positive test for high alcohol levels.
Though no impairment; experts say health care workers have a higher risk of testing positive because they frequently use hand sanitizers.
"Anybody out there who is required to abstain from alcohol needs to be cognizant about alcohol that may be hidden in products such has hand washing gels, mouthwashes, hairsprays and other food and cosmetic products," says Dr. Gary Reisfield, UF psychiatrist.
He also adds that you need to not only be careful of what you put in your body, but what you put on it, as well.
University of Florida supplied the information for this story.
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