What would you like to do?

Will rubbing alcohol kill the hepatitis c virus on body jewelry?

already exists.

Would you like to merge this question into it?

already exists as an alternate of this question.

Would you like to make it the primary and merge this question into it?

exists and is an alternate of .

Survivability of HBC Different viruses will "survive" (remain infectious) longer in the environment. Hepatitis C virus (HBC) can remain infectious in the environment - including jewelry, on average, between 16 hours and 4 days.

Disinfecting and Inactivating HBC Rubbing alcohol is not effective against HBC. The best method for disinfecting surfaces and jewelry is to thoroughly clean it with diluted household bleach (1 part bleach to 10 parts water).

Resources: http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/diseases/hepatitis/c/faq.htm
Thanks for the feedback!

Does rubbing alcohol kill germs?

alcohol is someting u drink how would it kill germs idiot.   Answer2: 91% alcohol you get from the drugstore and the supermarket  is excellent for killing germs. Most of

Will hand sanitizer kill Hepatitis C virus?

Not even bleach will kill the Hep C virus most of the time. Hepatitis C can live at least 3 days outside the body (up to a week in some cases) - heat inactivation (autoclave)

Will hand sanitizer kill Hepatitis A virus?

  Hepatitis A virus does not have a lipid envelope around it, and therefore it is somewhat tougher than viruses such as influenza. It might survive the use of hand sanitiz

Does rubbing alcohol kill odor?

Yes! After my hysterectomy I had bad under arm odar - tried  everything and yes I bathe and shave - it wasn;t a sweat issue -  just really bad smell - I tried the rubbing al

How long can a hepatitis c virus live inside the body?

Virii like hepatitis actually alter your DNA. Once you have hepatitis, you have it for life. Virii can go through long periods of dormancy where they don't cause harm to int

Can rubbing alcohol kill warts?

NO! But, you can try using a pummis rock and shaving it down then putting athletes foot cream on it. Because of the tolnaftate that is in it it will kill the surface of the wa