100 200 words sociological theory about toilet paper

Offering your sociological theory about why people have hoarded toilet paper during the Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic.

As the slide said, “When the Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic began, American consumers began purchasing (hoarding) toilet paper. How do we explain this behavior? Why did people hoard toilet paper during the beginning of the pandemic?”

In 100-200 words (written as a text entry), please articulate your sociological theory about why people hoard toilet paper.