To our Softsoap Family,

During these extraordinary times, washing your hands is more important now than ever before. We want you to know that we are committed to making as much soap as we can to get us through this.
Thank you for trusting Softsoap since 1975. Stay safe & keep washing your hands!

protect your family from bacteria
Softsoap Antibacterial Hand Soap is clinically proven to eliminate 99.9% of bacteria. In a handwashing test vs. the following common harmful bacteria: S. aureus & E. coli
 

Hand Washing Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the proper way to wash hands?

    According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, clean hands can help prevent the spread of germs and infection.

    To wash hands properly, wet hands with clean water, turn off tap, lather, scrub for 20 seconds - make sure you get in between your fingers and under your nails - and rinse.

    View CDC page

  • How long should you wash your hands?

    For effective handwashing, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends to wet hands with clean water, scrub for 20 seconds and rinse. To make it easier to get the time right, you can hum “Happy Birthday” twice as a guide.

    View CDC page

  • Are all Softsoap® Liquid Hand Soaps antibacterial?

    • We offer Softsoap® Liquid Hand Soaps in both non-antibacterial as well as antibacterial formulas to accommodate our consumers’ needs and preferences.
    • Softsoap® Antibacterial Liquid Hand Soaps contain Benzalkonium Chloride, an antibacterial ingredient which is clinically proven to eliminate 99.9% of the following common harmful bacteria: S. aureus & E. coli.
    • Our Softsoap® Antibacterial Liquid Hand Soaps are available in 4 varieties:
  • What does "Wash Away Dirt & Bacteria" mean?

    "Wash Away Dirt and Bacteria” means that our products will wash away dirt and bacteria for good hand hygiene. To practice good hand washing techniques: wet hands with clean water, turn off tap, lather, scrub for 20 seconds-make sure you get in between your fingers and under your nails - and rinse.

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that keeping hands clean is one of the most important acts people can take to help prevent the spread of infection and stay healthy.

    View CDC page

  • I’m out of LHS, what can I use instead?

    For handwashing, most body washes and bar soaps are effective substitutes for liquid hand soap. Softsoap Body Wash contains the same cleansing ingredients as liquid hand soap and can be used to wash away bacteria.

    Remember that for effective handwashing, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends to wash hands properly, wet hands with clean water, turn off tap, lather, scrub for 20 seconds - make sure you get in between your fingers and under your nails - and rinse. To make it easier to get the time right, you can hum “Happy Birthday” twice as a guide.

Washes away bacteria