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What is Benzyl Alcohol?

What’s benzyl alcohol, and why should you keep it out of your research facility?

Benzyl alcohol is an aromatic alcohol used across a variety of industries as a preservative, solvent and disinfectant. It’s also a component of some hydrogen peroxide disinfectants in the research industries. One problem is, Benzyl Alcohol has been shown to be a possible inhalation danger. That alone can affect a wide variety of end-users, but there’s actually more to the story than that.

Read on to learn more.

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Our hydrogen peroxide disinfectant Hexagiene contains no benzyl alcohol, and still has the quick kill claims that your facility expects. Click below to learn more.

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