Nano mist disinfectant not for human use, says health DG

Ragananthini Vethasalam

Director-general of health Dr Noor Hisham says the effectiveness of nano spray is dependent on its dispersion ability, the disinfectant type used and its concentration, as well as the contact time between disinfectant and surface. – Ministry of Health handout pic, September 21, 2021.

NANO mist spray is not meant to be used on humans, director-general of health Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said, while warning that the disinfectant could cause irritation.

He said the Ministry of Health is concerned about its use following reports in the media questioning its safety and use on people.

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