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D8639098

  1 month ago

Your Cell Phone Is 10 Times Dirtier Than a Toilet Seat

Your phone is covered in germs: 25,127 bacteria per square inch, to be precise. This makes cell phones one of the dirtiest objects we come in contact with every day.

Here is how it compares to other objects:
- Toilet seat: 1,201 bacteria per square inch
- Kitchen counter: 1,736 bacteria per square inch
- Pet food dish: 2,110 bacteria per square inch
- Checkout screen: 4,500 bacteria per square inch
- Doorknob: 8,643 bacteria per square inch

The point: cell phones harbor more than three times the number of germs that dirty doorknobs do. Think about that next time you hold that thing up to your face!

So what do you do? Well, for starters, keep washing your hands (or start, if you don’t do so regularly). But second, clean your phone. Some recommend disposable wipes made to clean and disinfect cell phone surfaces, but you can also clean your phone with a gentile cloth—not a paper towel that may scratch your phone—dampened with a mix of 60% water and 40% isopropyl alcohol.

Source: State Food Safety
(https://www.statefoodsafety.com/Resources/Resources/the-dirty-cell-phone-25-127-bacteria-per-square-inch)

How gross? How often do you clean your phone?
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TolunaTeamZA

  1 month ago
Do you think many people will be surprised to learn just how unsanitary their personal mobile phone is? Reply
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mnetshiozwi_6782

  1 month ago
Eish
I only clean when I needs to
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Nonozy22

  1 month ago
Yoh yoh yuk I clean it when I remember Reply
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t6254547

  1 month ago
Less often Reply
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nonsy

  1 month ago
I clean it once a week Reply
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