Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, Health Canada began recalling hand sanitizer for improper labeling, formulation, or packaging as well as for other similar issues of concern. Still today, that list of recalled products continues to grow.
This month, as in-person learning resumed in Shelby County Tennessee, local beauty maker Ampro Industries delivered more than 6,000 gallons of hand sanitizer to help keep students, teachers, and staff safe.
Personal care product manufacturer Henkel, which owns the hygiene brand, announced plans to hire more workers and add new equipment and manufacturing capacity—for soap, hand wash, and hand sanitizer—at sites in both New York State and Pennsylvania.
Late last week the US Food and Drug Administration warned consumers about the serious risks of consuming sanitizer and the packaging and flavors showing up in the marketplace that up the likelihood of ingestion.
This week, as part of its response to contaminated and unsafe hand sanitizers, the agency published a testing methodologies document. The protocols outlined in the new document can be used to determine the quality of finished sanitizer products.
Earlier this month, the Personal Care Products Council announced a new initiative to connect raw material suppliers and manufacturers, and thereby help producers meet the tremendous demand for hand sanitizer.
As COVID-19 spread around the world, demand for soaps and hand sanitizer increased dramatically. And as the pandemic wears on, the need for basic hygiene products (and hygienic beauty solutions) remains constant. Here, Cosmetics Design looks at headlines...
The Ohio-based health and hygiene company making Purell brand hand sanitzer, hand soap, hand wipes and surface disinfectant spray is working around the clock and expanding into new facilities to manufacture these sought-after personal care and cleaning...
The government department has recently warned consumers of the risks associated with hand sanitizer products made with unapproved ingredients and called for 12 companies to stop selling unsanctioned sanitizer.
This month, the biotech company behind the popular clean skin care brand Biossance and the baby line Pipette shared news of company efforts to produce hand sanitzer as well as about how the numbers have been shaping up over the past quarter.
In coordination with other Canada-based organizations, the national cosmetics and personal care trade association is working to quickly scale the production of safe, effective hand sanitizer to help limit the spread of Coronavirus.
The Los Angeles, California – based nail polish manufacturer is among the many beauty businesses turning over product production to alcohol-based hand sanitizer in an effort to help stop the spread of Coronavirus.
Late last week, as part of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s ongoing efforts to keep pace with this country’s needs during the Coronavirus pandemic, new guidance documents were issued addressing both manufacturers and pharmacists.
The biotech company makes polymers, coatings, ingredients, and the like for an array of industries including cosmetics and personal care. With this new patent, Hydromer plans to launch a personal care products line as well.
Probiotics can be protected and incorporated into hand sanitizers using a new encapsulation technique, as a way of recolonizing the hands with good bacteria after killing the bad, according to US company Capsulent.
Oil seed specialist Botaneco has developed stable oleosomes that do not collapse in the presence of alcohol or under low pH conditions, significantly opening up potential applications for the technology.
Gojo Industries, a manufacturer of hand hygiene and skin care products, has launched what it claims to be the world’s first hand sanitizer to achieve EcoLogo certification for environmental leadership.
Stressing the importance of sanitary work practices, US company
Skinvisible is launching a targeted marketing campaign for its
antimicrobial hand sanitizer lotion as part of the battle to help
prevent the spread of bird flu in Asia.
In reaction to an FDA report that aired concerns that the use of
anti-bacterial hand and body washes could reduce bacterial
resistance, Envi-Jon Laboratories says that its triclosan-free
formulations remain a viable alternative to...