We decided to enlist in the fight to kill germs! FYI - this isn't as thick as you're used to but just as effective! To remain compliant, the FDA does not allow us to add any thickeners or fragrance to the formula. It does contain Glycerin to help offset the drying effects of the alcohol. Try refilling your empty cologne bottles and spray some onto your hands; you'll pick up a nice scent plus kill germs! You can also spray down tables, chairs, door knobs...anything that needs to be sanitized. Extra Strength 80% Alcohol! CDC recommends the use of alcohol-based hand sanitizers with greater than 60% ethanol or 70% isopropanol as the preferred form of hand hygiene in healthcare settings, based upon greater access to hand sanitizer. Health care providers who use alcohol-based hand sanitizers as part of their hand hygiene routine can inform patients that they are following CDC guidelines."