Thursday, April 2, 2020

#StayAtHome with Antabax | Covid-19 Protection

In case you haven't heard Prime Minister has announced that beginning March 18, 2020, and until the end of April 2020, the entire country will be on a movement control order to help to control the spread of Covid-19. Globally it has been advised that the first line of defense for communicable diseases, Covid-19 is to wash hands frequently or sanitize with an alcohol-based hand sanitizer if hands are not visibly dirty to kill germs on hands avoid transferring these germs to the face, mouth or nose where they are more easily get into the respiratory system.

“Hand washing is a crucial precaution the public have to take now. We understand the difficulty to purchase the products at this moment, as our team is working really hard to replenish the stocks at the retailers. We are encouraging the public to opt for bar soap, where liquid soap is not available as both product formats provide similar effect for hand wash, kills up to 99.9% of harmful germs,” said Francis Ng, Senior General Manager, Lam Soon Edible Oils Sdn Bhd.

Avoid Counterfeit and Understand the Flammable Risks

With the massive craze of the community needing extra protection, Antabax urges the public to only purchase the products from the retailers such as Caring, Guardian, Watsons, other pharmacies nationwide. The brand has noticed counterfeit hand sanitizer with the resemble of Antabax brand, of which further action underway.

“There was a viral post circulating on social media on danger of alcohol-based hand sanitiser. Antabax hand sanitiser spray contains 67% alcohol, whereas the hand sanitiser gel contains 65% alcohol.” added Ng.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)[1] said that many studies that sanitisers with an alcohol concentration between 0%-95% are more effective at killing germs than those with a lower alcohol concentration or non-alcohol based hand sanitisers. According to World Health Organization[2], all alcohol-based products are potentially flammable and therefore should be stored away from high temperatures and flames. The benefits of the alcohol in terms of infection prevention far outweigh the fire risks.

Shower with Soap

Antabax encourages Malaysian to take the advice given by the Ministry of Health on taking shower with soap, and wash the whole body after shopping for the essentials, and then only to have contact with family members. Antabax shower cream comes with various variant kills up to 99.9% of harmful germs.

Be a part of the community and know more on Antabax latest campaigns and initiative by visiting Antabax official Facebook page at or @antabax on Instagram.

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