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What would sanitiser fail to do that detergent and warm water would do in cleaning glasses frame that isn’t ‘visibly soiled’?

For an arbitrary glasses frame, specifically the earsocks, can regular alcohol/sanitiser replace detergent and warm water? Apparently some brands of glasses frames recommend really detergent and warm water. I mean, with alcohol and sanitiser, am I perhaps killing only 99% of the germs instead of 99.9% of the germs? (If we wanted planes to be […]

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What would sanitiser fail to do that detergent and warm water would do in cleaning glasses frame that isn’t ‘visibly soiled’?

For an arbitrary glasses frame, specifically the earsocks, can regular alcohol/sanitiser replace detergent and warm water? Apparently some brands of glasses frames recommend really detergent and warm water. I mean, with alcohol and sanitiser, am I perhaps killing only 99% of the germs instead of 99.9% of the germs? (If we wanted planes to be […]

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What would sanitiser fail to do that detergent and warm water would do in cleaning glasses frame that isn’t ‘visibly soiled’? [closed]

For an arbitrary glasses frame, specifically the earsocks, can regular alcohol/sanitiser replace detergent and warm water? Apparently some brands of glasses frames recommend really detergent and warm water. I mean, with alcohol and sanitiser, am I perhaps killing only 99% of the germs instead of 99.9% of the germs? (If we wanted planes to be […]

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What would sanitiser fail to do that detergent and warm water would do in cleaning glasses frame that isn’t ‘visibly soiled’?

For an arbitrary glasses frame, specifically the earsocks, can regular alcohol/sanitiser replace detergent and warm water? Apparently some brands of glasses frames recommend really detergent and warm water. I mean, with alcohol and sanitiser, am I perhaps killing only 99% of the germs instead of 99.9% of the germs? (If we wanted planes to be […]