The 10 Most Ridiculous "Dangerous Teen Trends"

6. Hand Sanitizer

Even with the number of recession specials and non-carding bars out there, it can still be tough to get your hands on a cheap drink, especially if you're underage and under five foot. Enter hand sanitizer. A CNN interview with toxicologist Robert Geller revealed that your seemingly innocent cleanser contains 60% ethanol, making it approximately 120-proof.

Who needs Bacardi 151? Apparently not high schoolers. Per further reports from CNN, doctors in California (where the trend first surfaced) have noticed an increase in sanitizer-related cases, and they aren't alone: The American Association of Poison Control Centers revealed that a crazy 622 calls were due to sanitizer incidents, with 203 cases already stacking up alone this year. Better start keeping tabs on your little sister's visits to Bath & Body Works.

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