Using sanitizer right before eating can result in a variety of illness. Since we are unaware of the chemical composition present in it. Chemicals such as triclosan a popular additive in sanitizers, can interfere with the body’s thyroid hormone metabolism and may be a possible endocrine disruptor. It can also increase the chances of developing conditions such as asthma, eczema and allergies. Instead of using sanitizers we should use the old and traditional practice of washing our hands with soap and water for 20 seconds before eating.