Dangerous New Trend - Hand Sanitizer High

, Posted: Tue, April 24 2012 at 8:41 AM, Updated: Tue, April 24 2012 at 8:43 AM

Health experts say they are noticing a disturbing new trend, teenagers are distilling hand sanitizer to get intoxicated.

So far it has happened six times already in the San Fernando Valley, landing 6 teens in the hospital for treatment.

Most hand sanitizers have 62 percent ethyl alcohol.

A quick check of the internet shows how to use salt to separate the alcohol-creating a powerful 120 proof shot.
Doctors are hoping parents will talk to their kids about the dangers of this trend.

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