Dr. Greene's Answer
Consumers should read the product label to determine the active ingredient. The CDC Web site (www.cdc.gov) is a wonderful resource for general information about preventing infections. Consumers can also log onto the manufacturers’ product Web sites to learn more about how each product works to fight germs.
Alcohol-based Hand Sanitizers and Antibacterial Soaps
Hand Washing – Good Germs – Super Germs
Regular Soap and How it Works
Soap and Water or Alcohol-based Hand Sanitizers