The Science

SCIENCE MICRO-BITES

(Get it?  You’re saying “microbe-ites.”)

COMPEL Ingredients: 

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Chlorhexidine is a ‘mechanism of action’.  Chlorhexidine is attracted to the cell membrane (the outer wall) of some pretty nasty germs that can cause infection or spoilage of your personal care product. The preservative, chlorhexidine, binds to the cell wall, crippling or killing the germs. Learn more about Chlorhexidine.
 

Alcohol is used in personal care products as an antifoaming agent,  a viscosity decreasing agent (lessens thickness), a solvent or a liquid that is used to dissolve other substances, or an astringent, which would cause skin to tingle or tighten. Learn more about alcohol.

Sodium Benzoate is also a preservative that "prevents yeast, mold, and fungus from forming.’ Learn more about Sodium Benzoate.

Gluconolactone is a preservative, but it is also a humectant and a solvent. It is a free-radical scavenger, which makes it helpful for protecting skin from some of the effects of UV radiation and for exfoliation. In food, gluconolactone is a curing and pickling agent, a leavening agent, and a pH control agent. Gluconolactone is also present in dozens of personal care products, including moisturizer, facial cleansers, sunscreen, conditioner, and other items. Learn more about Gluconolactone.

Lauramine Oxide is a surfactant, meaning it breaks surface tension in liquids, allowing things to become clean.  It is also a foam builder, stabilizer, viscosity enhancer, emollient and conditioner.[8]  It can be found in personal care products such as shampoo, facial cleansers, body wash, sunscreen, and a variety of other products. Learn more about Lauramine Oxide.

How it Works: 

Each of these ingredients work together to give COMPEL its soft, smooth feeling that help to maintain the skin barrier function so that hands feel soft, smooth, and protected. 

Note: COMPEL follows all recommendations from the CDC Guideline for Hand Hygiene in Health-Care SettingsAll ingredients are FDA approved. 

COMPEL Results: 

Skin 

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Office Surfaces

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 Household Surfaces

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Warning: 

Some people, though instances are rare, experience adverse effects or even allergic reaction when using the ingredients in COMPEL. 

If you develop a rash, hives, swelling, or difficulty breathing, please stop using the product and contact your doctor immediately.

Do not use COMPEL on infants and keep it away from eyes, inner ear, mucus membranes, genitals, and your brain. 

Do not drink it, inhale it, or expose it to open flame.

Do use common sense when applying COMPEL, or use only in the presence of someone who has common sense.   

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