Production of Hand Sanitizer/Disinfectant at CHT USA to Help With Shortage

Cassopolis, MI - CHT USA has started production of hand sanitizer/disinfectant to help with the shortage due to the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 currently circulating.

CHT USA started to plan for the production after the FDA released a temporary policy for production of hand sanitizers/disinfectant mid March 2020.

The CHT USA disinfectant is produced on the basis of a publicly accessible standard formulation of the World Health Organization.

The CHT USA hand sanitizer/disinfectant is being produced at the Cassopolis, Michigan site as raw material availability allows.

Currently, requests from regional organizations such as the emergency, clinics and senior care facilities are given priority in our local communities of Cass County, Michigan and Chesterfield, Virginia. Subsequently, CHT USA wants to meet all further inquiries and start active sales to commercial customers. The distribution of the CHT USA disinfectant, which is available in one quart and 55-gallon drum containers, is thus exclusively directed at commercial customers and not at the end consumer.

We are pleased and proud to be able to make a positive contribution in this very difficult situation.

About the CHT Group
The CHT Group, medium-sized global player for speciality chemistry, is worldwide active in development, production and sales. CHT Germany GmbH in Tübingen is the headquarters of the group of companies which focuses on sustainable chemical products and process solutions. TEXTILE SOLUTIONS of CHT improve the quality, functionality as well as look and purity of textiles and optimise their manufacturing processes. In the fields of silicones, building materials, paints, coatings, paper, agrochemicals as well as cleaning and care products innovative products and process solutions are provided by INDUSTRY SOLUTIONS. By bundling the strengths of the complete group further innovative products, applications or processes are permanently developed and vast technical support is offered within the SCIENCE & SERVICE SOLUTIONS. Highly qualified specialists work in state-ofthe art laboratories for development, analytics and application technique in order to work out ideas and solutions that meet the latest requirements.

The CHT Group with its own production and sales locations is represented by more than 25 companies worldwide. In the financial year 2018, the CHT Group generated a group turnover of 517 million Euro with around 2,200 employees.

For more information, please visit us at www.cht.com

Contact:
Michelle Armstrong
Marketing Manager
Telephone: +1 (909) 696-0582
Email: michelle.armstrong@cht.com

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