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  • There’s a rare opportunity to buy actual Purell hand sanitizer right now on Amazon, and people have been jumping at the opportunity.
  • You’ll also find a great alternative in stock right now with the same formulation as Purell from a trusted brand that’s sold by big stores like Whole Foods and CVS.
  • Some people want hand sanitizer that’s even stronger than Purell as they look to combat the novel coronavirus, and now Forward Science Hand Sanitizer Spray with 80% alcohol content is back in stock as well.

The CDC’s coronavirus page gives important advice on how to protect yourself and your family from catching the novel coronavirus. It’s all great advice and you should read it from start to finish, but there are a few things in particular that you really need to pay close attention to. First and foremost, you need to wear a face mask anytime you leave your house for any reason at all, whether it’s to go to the grocery store or just to take a walk around the block. Simple 3-ply masks like Amazon’s best-selling face masks are more than enough to do the job — you don’t need a medical-grade N95 respirator since you’ll also be practicing strict social distancing. You can pick up some KN95 masks to use in higher-risk areas like public transportation or in small stores, but those 50¢ 3-layer masks are more than good enough for most situations.

In addition to face masks, there’s something else you need that’s just as important: hand sanitizer. Purell is still impossible to find anywhere, of course, but there are now several other options in stock at Amazon. In fact, several of them are even stronger than Purell with higher alcohol content! The strongest hand sanitizer you can get right now on Amazon is SupplyAID 80% Alcohol Hand Sanitizer Spray, which is available right now for just $16.22 per 2-pack of 16oz bottles.

SupplyAID 80% Alcohol Hand Sanitizer Gel w/Soothing Aloe FDA # 74035-1051-5, 16 Fl Oz, Pack of… SupplyAID 80% Alcohol Hand Sanitizer Gel w/Soothing Aloe FDA # 74035-1051-5, 16 Fl Oz, Pack of… $16.22 for 2 bottles Available from Amazon
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Purell hand sanitizer is in stock as well at Amazon, which is quite rare. Prices have come down a bit over the past few weeks, but it’s obviously not as affordable as it was before the pandemic began.

Purell Advanced Hand Sanitizer Refreshing Gel, 1 Fl Oz (24-Pack) Purell Advanced Hand Sanitizer Refreshing Gel, 1 Fl Oz (24-Pack) $59.99 for 24 bottles Available from Amazon
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Purell Advanced Hand Sanitizer Refreshing Gel, 1 Fl Oz (12-Pack) Purell Advanced Hand Sanitizer Refreshing Gel, 1 Fl Oz (12-Pack) $35.99 Available from Amazon
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Purell Advanced Hand Sanitizer for First Aid Providers 4 Fl. Oz (6 Pack) Purell Advanced Hand Sanitizer for First Aid Providers 4 Fl. Oz (6 Pack) $29.99 Available from Amazon
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Purell Advanced Hand Sanitizer Refreshing Gel Soft Hands Germs 118mL 4oz (3-Pack) Purell Advanced Hand Sanitizer Refreshing Gel Soft Hands Germs 118mL 4oz (3-Pack) $22.39 Available from Amazon
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If you want excellent sanitizer with the same formulation and the same 70% alcohol content as Purell, you definitely need to check out Medex hand sanitizer. 12-packs are on sale right now for $39.99 when you clip the coupon on the product page, and Medex is a big brand that’s sold in major stores like Whole Foods, CVS, Costco, and 7-Eleven.

Medex Hand Sanitizer 70%+ Alcohol, Kills 99.99% Medex Hand Sanitizer 70%+ Alcohol, Kills 99.99% $39.99 for 12 bottles Available from Amazon
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Last but certainly not least, you can get a great big “fish bowl” of 36 bottles of best-selling Wish hand sanitizer with 70% alcohol content for $65.49. That’s less than $2 a bottle for big-brand hand sanitizer that will easily last you for years — even during a pandemic.

Wish Hand Sanitizer 2oz Pocket Size 36 units per Fishbowl Jar Wish Hand Sanitizer 2oz Pocket Size 36 units per Fishbowl Jar $65.49 for 36 bottles Available from Amazon
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