The Top 5 Commercial Hand Sanitizers for 2021

It’s fair to say that 2020 was an epic year for hand sanitizer. Sales of hand sanitizer spiked 600 percent over the course of the year, and in supermarkets across the United States, the trusty liquid was often difficult to find. By Christmastime, sanitizer had become the hot stocking-stuffer to impress friends and family with.

At Sani-Spire, we are more concerned with safe dispensers for sanitizer. We designed our metal dispensers with industrial spaces in mind. But suffice it to say, during the pandemic, we have become well acquainted with the varieties and unique styles of sanitizer on the market. So, for those of you who are trying to find the right hand sanitizer for your workplace dispenser, here are our favorite commercial hand sanitizers for 2021:


1. Sani-Spire Hand Sanitizer

We know we’re biased, but we stand by our sanitizer as the best on the market (for the best price). Our sanitizer is odorless and contains moisturizing aloe. Plus it is 70% ethyl alcohol, one of the strongest concentrations available. Customers tell us they prefer our sanitizer because it doesn’t have the uncomfortable slimy residue left by other brands. Last but not least, our product is made in the USA by American health and skin care experts, and we are very proud of this fact.


2. Purell Advanced Hand Sanitizer

Most people are familiar with Purell, a favorite of health care workers. Just like Sani-Spire sanitizer, Purell is 70% ethyl alcohol, nearly the highest dose for any main brand sanitizer. It's a little pricier than ours at $12 for 32 oz. But if you are a Purell purist, have no fear—you can use it just fine in the Sani-Spire hand sanitizer dispenser.


3. Germ-X Hand Sanitizer

This brand has carved out a nice piece of the sanitizer market. Germ-X sanitizer is a little less potent than most of the sanitizers on this list, at 63% ethyl alcohol. However, that means that it is also easier on your skin. Germ-X contains Vitamin E and moisturizers as added skin protectors. 


4. Clorox Commercial Solutions Hand Sanitizer

The idea of using a Clorox product on your hands may frighten you, but rest assured, the label claims this sanitizer is bleach-free. That said, at 71% ethyl alcohol, Clorox hand sanitizer promises to kill 99.9999% of germs. Unfortunately, the price is a bit steep at $17 for just 16.9 oz. 


5. Zep Hand Sanitizer

Zep has to be included on this list because it is sold in Home Depot & Lowe's Home Improvement stores everywhere. This sanitizer is much thinner and more watery than other gels. Some people actually use it in spray bottles rather than traditional dispensers. The smell is distinct but clean—make sure you test it before buying.