PURELL® Advanced Hand Sanitizer Naturals Q&A

+ What is PURELL®Naturals?

PURELL® Advanced Hand Sanitizer Naturals is the newest offering in a long line of PURELL products that are designed to help you and your family stay healthy throughout the year. PURELL Naturals offers the same hospital-trusted safety and efficacy as PURELL® Advanced Hand Sanitizer eliminating 99.99% of illness-causing germs on hands and is formulated with naturally derived ingredients.

This EcoLogo and USDA Biobased certified product is made from plant based ethyl alcohol and is naturally fragranced using essential oils.

+ How is PURELL® Naturals different from PURELL® Advanced Hand Sanitizer?

PURELL® Naturals offers the same hospital-trusted safety and efficacy as PURELL® Advanced Hand Sanitizer eliminating 99.99% of illness-causing germs on hands. It is different in that it contains naturally derived ingredients, which include plant based ethyl alcohol, and is naturally fragranced using essential oils. PURELL® Naturals is also EcoLogo and USDA Biobased certified.

+ Why PURELL® Naturals? Why now?

PURELL® Naturals is the next chapter in living our purpose of Savings Lives and Making Life Better Through Well-Being Solutions. It is the next milestone in our sustainability journey.

Our successful launch of the world’s first green certified hand sanitizer created demand for similar consumer-friendly products. PURELL® Naturals contains the same naturally derived alcohol as our green certified product; it is also naturally fragranced using essential oils.

+ How is PURELL® Naturals different than the other natural hand hygiene products on the market?

PURELL® Naturals is EcoLogo and USDA Biobased certified. In addition, PURELL® Naturals offers the same hospital-trusted safety and efficacy as PURELL® Advanced Hand Sanitizer eliminating 99.99% of illness-causing germs on hands.

+ What distinguishes the ingredients in the natural product from those in PURELL® Advanced Hand Sanitizer?

PURELL® Naturals offers the same hospital-trusted safety and efficacy as PURELL® Advanced Hand Sanitizer eliminating 99.99% of illness-causing germs, and is formulated with naturally derived ingredients.

This EcoLogo and USDA Biobased certified product is made from plant based ethyl alcohol and is naturally fragranced using essential oils.

+ What percent of ingredients are natural, and how is that defined?

PURELL® Naturals is made up of 93% naturally derived ingredients. The core of the formulation uses plant based alcohol, water and essential oils.

+ Are the ingredients in PURELL® Naturals organic?

No. PURELL® Naturals contains plant based alcohol and essential oils that are not organically certified.

+ How can a product be “natural” and contain alcohol?

Alcohol is oftentimes referred to as nature’s disinfectant. PURELL® Naturals is derived from plant based alcohol. Ethyl alcohol has been proven to be safe and effective.

+ Is there a difference in the safety of the ethyl alcohol used in PURELL® Naturals and the ethyl alcohol used in PURELL® Advanced Hand Sanitizer?

No. The difference is in how the ethyl alcohol is sourced; not its safety and effectiveness. PURELL® Naturals has the same hospital-trusted safety and efficacy as PURELL® Advanced Hand Sanitizer eliminating 99.99% of illness-causing germs on hands.

+ From what plant source is the ethyl produced?

The plant sources for PURELL® Naturals are corn, wheat or other grains.

+ Does this product contain fragrance? If so, what is it?

Yes. PURELL® Naturals is naturally fragranced using essential oils.

+ Is PURELL® Naturals safe for children?

PURELL® Naturals is safe and effective when used according to the instructions on the product label. Children under 6 years of age should be supervised when using PURELL® products.

+ What sizes does PURELL® Naturals come in?

PURELL® Naturals is available in 2 oz. bottles. PURELL® Naturals in 12 oz. bottles is available exclusively at Target.

+ Is the alcohol used in PURELL® Naturals non-GMO?

GOJO, the makers of PURELL® Naturals, only works with suppliers who either use non-genetically engineered or USDA-, FDA-,EPA- or European Union-approved sources.