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VLCC starts manufacturing hand sanitizers to support mitigation of COVID-19 crisis

VLCC starts manufacturing hand sanitizers to support mitigation of COVID-19 crisis

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 24 Mar 2020, 02:39 pm

Delhi/IBNS: VLCC Personal Care Limited, known for their beauty and wellness products and services, has announced the commencement of production of its advanced hand sanitizers to support mitigation of the severe health crisis caused by the COVID-19 outbreak and to meet the sudden spike in demand for hygiene products.

The hand sanitizers will be manufactured at its GMP certified manufacturing facility in Haridwar (Uttarakhand) – one of its two such plants in India.

Jayant Khosla, Managing Director & Group Head, VLCC, said "We have decided to manufacture and distribute hand sanitizers as our humble contribution to the collective national effort of tackling the COVID-19 crisis and have accordingly diverted a part of our manufacturing capacity to produce them. The pricing of the product will be in keeping with the latest statutory regulations for all pack sizes."

The company is ensuring that these products, in 50 ml and 500 ml pack sizes, with retail price of Rs 25 and Rs 250, respectively, reach pharmacies and general stores throughout India immediately, to cater to the surge in demand.

According to the company, the advanced formula of the VLCC Hand Sanitizer contains a combination of spirit and Isopropyl Alcohol (IPA), which is proven to kill 99.9% germs and bacteria.

Further, to protect the skin and prevent it from drying, it is infused with tea tree oil, rosemary oil and aloe vera extract, the company said.

The product is in gel form.

VLCC hand sanitizers are now available at all VLCC Wellness centers, on its on-line platform, www.vlccpersonalcare.com, as well as on e-shopping websites like Amazon, Flipkart, Snapdeal and Nykaa.

Founded by Vandana Luthra in 1989, the VLCC Group’s operations currently span over 350 locations in over 165 cities and 16 countries across South Asia, South East Asia, the GCC Region and East Africa.