GermStar Noro Testing

GermStar Noro is one of the few hand sanitizers that I recommend because it has been tested and shown to kill the norovirus surrogate.

Germstar® Noro


Germstar Noro is an alcohol hand sanitizer spray. It is specifically designed to kill norovirus and is 63% ethanol. For this experiment, I tested my son's hands after school and my husband's hands after work. They each pressed one "dirty" (but visibly clean)  hand into the agar plate. Then I sprayed about 15 sprays of Germstar Noro on their other hand. I rubbed it in myself and let it dry for 1 minute. Then their pressed their Germstar Noro treated hand onto another plate. 

The results show that GermStar Noro is definitely capable of killing bacteria.