Wet Ones Antibacterial Wipes are as effective as a gel hand sanitizer. Wet Ones Antibacterial Wipes have been proven to kill 99.99% of germs which is the same as gel hand sanitizers. Based on laboratory microbiological testing, Wet Ones antibacterial wipes have the same effectiveness as gel hand sanitizers in its ability to kill germs. Wet Ones antibacterial wipes kill 99.99% of germs on skin just like gel hand sanitizer, however they also wipe away the dirt and mess which gel hand sanitizer do not. Tips to Help Keep You and Your Family Healthy... Clean Hands are One of the Best Defenses: Frequent hand washing will help prevent the spread of germs that can lead to illness. Wet Ones Antibacterial Wipes are a convenient way to kill 99.99% of germs when soap and water are not available or convenient. Use an Antibacterial Wipe When on the Go: Wet Ones Antibacterial Wipes are useful for situations when you come into contact with germs in public areas. Consider using antibacterial wipes to sanitize hands on the go. For example: School Ð Pack in the backpack so kids can use them as needed prior to lunch, after recess or between classes or when riding the bus Playground visits Ð Add to your diaper bag or purse for use after touching the jungle gym, ride-on toys, park benches, sandboxes Commute to work Ð Bring in your purse or briefcase when coming into contact with banisters, elevators, escalators and mass transit At work Ð Keep at your desk to reduce germs on hands after using computer keyboards, phones, meeting rooms, shared kitchens Travel Ð To wipe hands after touching tray tables, blankets or luggage during airplane, bus or train rides (avoid the hassle of liquid gels at airline security) Shopping Ð Store in your car after touching money, common dressing rooms, shopping carts or restaurant visits.