Hand sanitiser products and surface disinfectants during the coronavirus outbreak—use, manufacture and supply


During the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, there is increased demand for hand sanitiser and surface disinfectant products.

HSE has guidance for employers who are providing hand sanitiser for their workers and others to use in their workplaces, and for existing and new manufacturers of hand sanitisers and surface disinfectants. The guidance about choosing hand sanitiser may also be useful to members of the public.

There is guidance on:

  • choosing the right hand sanitisers and surface disinfectants
  • manufacturing and supplying hand sanitisers (PDF)- Portable Document Format
  • manufacturing and supplying surface disinfectants (PDF)- Portable Document Format

HSE’s response to increased demand for the manufacture and supply of biocidal hand sanitiser products during the coronavirus outbreak

UK HSE, 28 May 2020
; https://www.hse.gov.uk/news/hand-sanitiser-surface-disinfectant-coronavirus.htm#