Fact-checked by: TheJournal.ie

2020/04/15 | Ireland

FALSE: Anti-bacterial mouthwash which has been watered down is an effective substitute for hand sanitiser

Explanation: Watered-down mouthwash is not a substitute for hand sanitiser. Listerine has said that its mouthwash formulations contain at most 20% alcohol, far lower than the recommended 60% alcohol needed for hand sanitiser. Listerine has also said that its mouthwash does not claim to kill germs that cause COVID-19.

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This false claim originated from: Meme

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