Comment COVID-19

Clariant produces and donates sanitizing and sterilizing products in India

By Mary Page Bailey |

Clariant AG (Muttenz, Switzerland) has initiated the production of sanitizer solutions from its facilities in India to help curb the spread of COVID-19. Clariant’s sites across Roha, Maharashtra; Bonthapally, Telangana; Rania, Vadodara and Cuddalore, Tamil Nadu committed to supply the necessary products that are required for healthcare facilities. 

Clariant’s site in Cuddalore has produced a total of 154,250 L of sodium hypochlorite solution for sterilization. This is being used by local hospitals and healthcare centers in 683 Panchayats in Cuddalore and around 250 panchayats in Virudunagar district. In addition, Clariant’s Bonthapally site has produced 4000 L of the solution with a limited workforce, which was sprayed across 14 local wards.

The team also handed over 1,000 disposable masks and 50 protective face shield masks in and around Bonthapally village, the Gram Panchayat Office and the local police station. Furthermore, Clariant’s Roha site has been producing sanitizers for local and in-house use. The site team handed over 100 fogging hand pumps for sanitization purposes and nearly 1000 face masks to support the safety of local authorities. The team has donated 300 L of handwash liquid soap to the Tahsildar office and 2000 litres of the same to the Raigad Collector’s office. 

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