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When Should Children Wash Their Hands?
Date:9/5/2007

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla., Sept. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Your child has been playing outside. His hands are dirty, so you tell him to wash up before dinner. It's a nightly ritual in millions of homes all over the United States.

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But hand washing isn't just about dirt. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says hand washing is one of the most important things children can do to help stay healthy.

According to the CDC, the best time to wash your hands is:

-- Before eating.

-- Before, during and after handling or preparing food.

-- After using the bathroom.

-- After handling animals, their toys, leashes or waste.

-- After contact with blood, saliva, nasal secretions, etc.

-- After touching something that could be contaminated, such as a trash

can, cleaning cloth, soil, etc.

-- More often when someone in your home is sick.

-- Whenever they look dirty.

The CDC says it's best to wash your hands by vigorously scrubbing with soap and running water for about 20 seconds. For more information on hand- washing benefits, visit http://www.cdc.gov.

SquidSoap by Airborne(R) is Designed to Teach and Train

Proper Hand-washing Technique to Children

But, how do you get your child to wash his hands for about 20 seconds? SquidSoap by Airborne(R), with its patented technology, is designed to teach and train proper hand-washing technique to children. It's the only liquid-soap dispenser with a specially designed pump that stamps a child's hand with vegetable dye. It takes about 20 seconds of thorough hand washing to remove the ink mark, leaving the child with clean hands.

"Proper hand washing is an important skill for kids to learn," says Elise Donahue, CEO of Airborne, Inc. "SquidSoap makes washing hands, easy, fun and effective."

SquidSoap by Airborne(R) - Cleaner Hands. Healthier Kids(TM). The brand was acquired by Airborne, Inc. http://www.airbornehealth.com in June 2007. SquidSoap, with its patented technology, is designed to teach and train proper hand- washing technique to children. It's the only liquid-soap dispenser with a specially designed pump that stamps a child's hand with vegetable dye. It takes about 20 seconds of thorough hand washing to remove the ink mark, leaving the child with clean hands. The unique liquid soap hit store shelves in 2007. It's available with an orange, purple or green plastic squid on top. MSRP is $3.99. To learn more about SquidSoap, visit http://www.squidsoap.com


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