Paper Tissue has been used for hygiene purposes for centuries, but tissue paper as we know it today was not industrially produced in the Western world until the mid-1940s.
Hygienic tissue paper is commonly used for facial tissue, handkerchiefs, napkins, toilet tissue and household and AFH towels, wipers, etc.
In the Section Hands Hygiene news some additional studies/news are covered:
- University of Connecticut: Study on Bacteria and Spores dispersion by Hand Dryers
- CBS Article: Some Hand Dryers Harbor Dirty Secret
- Hand Washing Hygiene Information (a summary of 2008 University of Westminter study)