The website of Personal Care Magazine

Overview of US sanitiser regulations and formulas

This sector has seen a huge spike in interest in recent months, but what are the considerations in terms of regulations and potential formulations?

The use of hand sanitisers has steadily increased over the past ten years. Their use began in hospitals, doctor’s offices, clinics and healthcare facilities. Then, we started seeing dispensers in building entrances, by elevators and in many common areas. Due to the recent COVID pandemic, there was an exponential increase in the use of hand sanitisers. Dispensers were placed in most stores’ entrances and in multiple locations in every store. Hand sanitisers were no longer sold in pharmacies only, but they are sold everywhere, including hardware stores. One can purchase a gallon of sanitising hand lotion at a time instead of the usual 12 to 16 oz containers

In the United States, hand sanitisers are also called “consumer antiseptic rubs” and are regulated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). They are considered Over the Counter Drugs (OTC) and fall under the Consumer Antiseptic Rub Products Monograph. This monograph is not finalised yet, but tent

Log in or register FREE to read the rest

This story is Premium Content and is only available to registered users. Please log in at the top of the page to view the full text. If you don't already have an account, please register with us completely free of charge.
Register

Upcoming Events

in-cosmetics Korea 2022

Hall C, Coex, Seoul, South Korea
13 - 15 July 2022

PCHi China 2022

Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center
18 - 20 July 2022

32nd IFSCC Congress

Park Plaza Hotel, Westminster
19-22 September 2022

in-cosmetics Asia 2022

BITEC Bangkok, Thailand
1 - 3 November 2022

SCS Formulate 2022

Coventry Building Society Arena
15 - 16 November 2022

8th Anti-Ageing Skin Care Conference

Royal College of Physicians, London
29 - 30 November 2022

Access the latest issue of Personal Care Magazine on your mobile device together with an archive of back issues.

Download the FREE Personal Care Magazine app from your device's App store

Upcoming Events

in-cosmetics Korea 2022

Hall C, Coex, Seoul, South Korea
13 - 15 July 2022

PCHi China 2022

Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center
18 - 20 July 2022

32nd IFSCC Congress

Park Plaza Hotel, Westminster
19-22 September 2022

in-cosmetics Asia 2022

BITEC Bangkok, Thailand
1 - 3 November 2022

SCS Formulate 2022

Coventry Building Society Arena
15 - 16 November 2022

8th Anti-Ageing Skin Care Conference

Royal College of Physicians, London
29 - 30 November 2022

Access the latest issue of Personal Care Magazine on your mobile device together with an archive of back issues.

Download the FREE Personal Care Magazine app from your device's App store

Step Communications Ltd, Step House, North Farm Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN2 3DR
Tel: 01892 779999 Fax: 01892 616177
www.step-communications.com
© 2022 Step Communications Ltd. Registered in England. Registration Number 3893025