In Russia increased production of skin antiseptics. Making sanitizers already connected company the cosmetic industry, told the Ministry of industry and trade.
“In current conditions skin antiseptics on the basis of isopropyl and ethyl alcohol became more in demand with healthcare organizations and consumers products. Aware of this situation, we have literally mobilized the domestic industry, Russian producers have significantly increased production capacity, allowing us to increase supplies. So, at the beginning of March the volume of production amounted to 45 thousand liters per day. Today we have increased this amount 6 times,” – said Deputy Minister of industry and trade Mikhail Ivanov.
The company’s related profiles, including manufacturers of perfumery and cosmetic products, also expressed readiness to start on its capacity production of skin antiseptics. In particular, the company Faberlic already refocused some of its production capacity for the production of means of disinfection and hygiene in the amount of 1.5 million packages per week – that’s 6 million a month. About the interest to organize the production of skin antiseptic said 7 companies.
“If the pandemic about 10 major Russian companies manufactures and antiseptics in the domestic market, today such companies number more than 60. In total they produce almost 300 million liters of antiseptics a day. A quarter of this is accounted for by means of antiseptic action that produce our perfume and cosmetics company”, – said Ivanov.
At the same time, the CPS is considering the operational issues of registration of new antiseptic, as well as reduce procedural time and financial costs for manufacturers of antiseptic and disinfectants.
According to the Deputy head of the Ministry of industry and trade, the main objective of actions to increase production of antiseptics – preservation of steady supply, especially in medical institutions.
“These deliveries are made under long-term contracts that do not depend on the epidemiological situation, the time of year or any other factors. With regard to retail and pharmacy chains, we have managed to coordinate the work of manufacturers and dealer networks, therefore, to provide a positive growth dynamics of restocking, primarily in pharmacies. This helps us Roszdravnadzor, providing daily statistics on the balance of inventory of antiseptics in pharmacy chains and medical institutions. In the last level of reserves is rather confident, and pharmacy chains, we were able to increase it by 1 million units over the last week”, – said Mikhail Ivanov.