How far does poop fly when you flush?
A new study from the American Institute of Physics evaluated how far these viral poop particles could spread when you flush a toilet.
It found that a toilet’s flush could spew tiny droplets from the toilet — and the material inside — up to 3 feet from the toilet, which could land on other surfaces around the bathroom..
Are there poop particles in the air?
Published in the journal Physics of Fluids, the study found that 40 to 60 percent of the aerosolized poop particles from a flush can ascend past the bowl and three feet into the air.
How do you kill germs on a toothbrush?
Mouthwash containing alcohol will kill off most of the bacteria. Mix 2 teaspoons of baking soda in 1 cup of water and soak your toothbrush in the solution if you don’t have mouthwash. toothbrush in a 3% Hydrogen Peroxide (H202) solution that is changed daily. Use enough solution to cover the bristles.
Where do you put your toothbrush in the bathroom?
Find a good place away from the toilet and as far away from splashing water as you can. You can invest in a wall-mounted toothbrush holder or a holder with a lid (as long as there is enough airflow to dry the toothbrush!) or use the medicine cabinet.