CSIR-IHBT Develops Natural Hand Sanitizer
- A team of scientists from CSIR-Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology (CSIR-IHBT) based in Palampur, Himachal Pradesh, has developed a new hand sanitizer.
- The sanitizer has been made using natural flavours, active tea constituents and alcohol as per the guidelines of the World Health Organization (WHO).
- Chemicals like parabens, triclosan, synthetic fragrance and phthalates have not been used in the product.
- The technology has been transferred to a Palampur based company for commercial production and marketing in all major cities across the country.
Source : Civil Services Chronicle Online, May, 2020