Croda Supports Hand Sanitiser Manufacture and Vaccine Development During Covid-19 Outbreak

Croda International Plc, who use smart science to create, make and sell speciality chemicals that improve lives, are supporting the manufacturer of hand sanitiser during the outbreak of Covid-19 through the supply of additional glycerine to their customers in Western Europe, free of charge.

The outbreak of Covid-19 has seen a global shortage in items such as hand sanitisers, and to help their customers supply essential items during the pandemic, to date, Croda has gifted enough glycerine to manufacture five million* bottles of hand sanitiser. The company plans to review with customers where more glycerine could be gifted. The glycerine in hand sanitiser helps to protect hands from the drying effects of other ingredients, such as alcohol.

Croda’s leading saponin vaccine adjuvants are also being gifted to projects across the world that are working on a vaccination for Covid-19. Whilst not confirmed that they will be in a final vaccine, the company’s smart science has a valuable role to play in the development of an effective and safe vaccine for Covid-19. Read more