Disinfectant wipes are not suitable for wiping food
Posted by Admin | 09 Jun
When going out, paper towels can avoid 80% of the embarrassment. But with so many types of paper towels, what's the difference? Can various paper products be mixed? Reporter conducted an interview.
Can wet wipes wipe food? Experts said that according to the "Hygienic Standards for Disposable Sanitary Products", as long as it is a qualified wet wipe product, food can generally be wiped. Some wet wipes are flavored, and it is best to wipe food with non-flavored wipes. Wet wipes with the word "dissipate" on the package are disinfectant wipes. The disinfectant ingredients in it are either added with bactericides such as benzalkonium chloride, or added with alcohols with a concentration of about 75% such as ethanol (alcohol) or propanol. All ingredients can be sterilized. Because the disinfectant in the wipes is extremely low in toxicity, there is no risk of coming into contact with food or touching food after wiping your hands. However, because many foods will absorb ethanol, which may change the flavor of the food, disinfectant wipes are not suitable for wiping food.
Can kitchen paper come into contact with food? According to reports, the most notable feature of kitchen paper is that it absorbs water and oil. The hygienic standard of kitchen paper is the same as that of wet paper towels, which can meet the requirements of direct contact with food from a hygienic point of view; however, from a practical point of view, some kitchen paper loses its strength after absorbing water, and is prone to breakage and crumbs, which will affect food. Look and feel. If it's just to absorb the oil, there is no problem with the kitchen paper touching the food.
Is the fluorescent agent in paper towels safe? It is understood that adding fluorescent agents will make the paper look whiter. The addition of fluorescent agents in paper towels produced by regular manufacturers is qualified and safe, and there is no harm to the human body. At present, some primary-colored papers that claim to have no fluorescent agent added have no higher hygienic standards than white paper towels. Because they have not been bleached, lignin and other components in the wood have not been completely removed, which may cause odor or cause allergies.