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Officials warn against leaving sterilisers in cars

Sterilisers can catch fire due to the hot summer heat

Officials warn against leaving sterilisers in cars

Abu Dhabi’s General Directorate of Civil Defense has warned residents against leave hand sanitisers, perfumes and other potentially flammable items inside vehicles, it has been announced. 

According to officials, sterilisers often contain flammable alcoholic substances. Exposure to the sun during the hot summer months could lead them to catch alight and explode.

The directorate also instructed drivers to not completely close their vehicle’s windows, especially when parked in sunlight.

Additionally, residents were advised to not lighters and other similar items in the vehicle.

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