Hand Sanitizer Use Out and About | Handwashing | CDC- uses of sanitizers ,Alcohol-based Hand Sanitizer. Before and after visiting a friend or loved one in a hospital or nursing home, unless the person is sick with Clostridioides difficile (if so, use soap and water to wash hands).; If soap and water are not readily available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol, and wash with soap and water as soon as you can.FDA lists 59 hand sanitizers that can be toxic if absorbed ...The Margin FDA lists 59 hand sanitizers that can be toxic if absorbed by the body after expanding initial list Published: July 13, 2020 at 3:32 p.m. ET