Human skin lipids contain approximately 22% of cishexadec - 6-enoic acid which along with palmitic acid comprise around half the skin lipid content. It’s action is thought to be a combination of lubrication, softening and protection of the protein structures and prevention of moisture loss from the skin. Macadamia Nut Oil contains up to 22% of an isomer, palmitoleic acid which is the highest known actual concentration of this unique material. Bactol Alcohol Gel has been developed in compliance with EN1500 testing standard for alcohol based hand rubs. It is formulated with an alcohol concentration of 70% Ethanol v/v, as recommended by WHO for maximum efficacy.