We spend on average 1.5 hours in our car every day. While we often commute with passengers onboard, ever consider those Unwanted Passengers?
The typical car can contain 283 different types of bacteria on every interior square centimeter.2
Passengers that go by the name of: Salmonella Choleraesuis (salmonella), Staphylococcus Aureus (staph), Pseudomonas Eeruginosa
Yes, the interiors of our vehicles are not only susceptible to dirt and dust, but can also be a breeding ground for unwanted passengers in the BACTERIA FAMILY.
We can’t see them.
We can’t hear them.
But they are there.
Harmful bacteria, lurking on the steering wheel, in the cup holders and change holders, on the door handles, window openers and gear shift, and on the dashboard.
We clean our homes regularly, but not so much our cars. Vehicles are generally dirtier than our homes, having 17,000 times more bacteria.1
Vehicles can have more organisms living on the surfaces than the average toilet seat? 2
Cup holders can contain 228% more bacteria than the average toilet seat.3
The gearshift can be the dirtiest, containing a whopping 356 germs every square centimeter.5
The change holder is the 3rd place in your car containing the most bacteria.6
Steering wheels can contain 700 bacteria per square inch.4
Dashboard food spills can contain 10x more bacteria than the radio knob or seat belt and generally contains the second highest number of bacteria.7
Clean up food spills and crumbs immediately
Dont't leave food wrappers lying around
Take the garbage out regulary (just like at home!)
Clean weekly, disinfect often
Keep Armor All
Before you go grab the multi-purpose household cleaner from under your kitchen sink or laundry room cabinet, use a disinfecting wipe, tested for use in your vehicle.
Let’s face it, our vehicles cost us money, and lots of it. So protect those surfaces with a product specifically designed for use on our cars.
*Kills 99.9% of bacteria: salmonella choleraesuis (salmonella), staphylococcus aureus (staph), pseudomonas aeruginosa
See label for proper usage
Try Armor All® Fresh Scent Disinfecting Wipes to help get rid of those Unwanted Passengers.
Armor All® Disinfecting Wipes are safe for car surfaces and won’t damage them.
The information provided on this website relating to bacteria contained in automobiles is provided only as an illustration of how germ ridden the interior of the average vehicle can be and is based on third party research as presented to the public on the various footnoted websites.
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