by Stacie Abraham
At UL, safety is at the heart of our mission and drives every decision we make.
Businesses all over the world are beginning to manufacture hand sanitizers to meet the critical need for such products. The World Health Organization (WHO) provides a “Guide to Local Production: WHO-recommended Handrub Formulations” that contains specific formulations for both ethanol-based and isopropanol-based hand sanitizers.
Additionally, in the United States, under the current public health emergency the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a “Policy for Temporary Compounding of Certain Alcohol-based Hand Sanitizer Products During the Public Health Emergency”.
Safety Data Sheets
For manufacture and shipment of such products, a Safety Data Sheet (SDS) is required.
Therefore, UL has created an SDS specifically for both the ethanol-based and isopropanol-based WHO-recommended hand sanitizer formulas. These Safety Data Sheets have been prepared in several regional Globally Harmonized System (GHS) formats, and we are offering them free of charge.
How to get a free Hand Sanitizer Safety Data Sheet
To get your free copy of an SDS for either of the WHO-recommended formulas for your use, please click here, complete the brief request form, and send your completed request form to the email address provided.
You will then receive your Safety Data Sheet in PDF format via email within two business days.
For general inquiries, contact UL Materials & Supply Chain.
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