Clariant India said it has been making sanitiser solutions from its facilities in India. Clariant’s sites across Roha (Maharashtra); Bonthapally (Telangana); Rania, Vadodara and Cuddalore (Tamil Nadu) are commited to supply the necessary products that are required for the healthcare facilities, the company said in a statement.
Clariant’s site in Cuddalore has produced a total of 154,250 litres of sodium hypochlorite solution for sterilisation. This is being used by local hospitals and healthcare centers in 683 Panchayats in Cuddalore and around 250 panchayats in Virudunagar district.
In addition, Clariant’s Bonthapally site has produced 4000 litres of the solution with a limited workforce, which was sprayed across 14 local wards.
Furthermore, Clariant’s Roha site has been producing sanitizers for local and in-house use. The team has donated 300 litres of handwash liquid soap to the Tahsildar office and 2000 litres of the same to the Raigad Collector’s office.
Adnan Ahmad, Region Head for Clariant in India, said, “We are in the midst of an unprecedented situation with the COVID-19 pandemic. Clariant in India’s team is focussed on employee safety, community support and ensuring business continuity. Our teams are committed towards supporting the neighbourhood around our sites, to ensure that they are safe too.”
“Clariant has also contributed over Rs 32 lakhs to various government relief funds for COVID-19. Simultaneously, we are now meeting the demands for many essential ingredients of our key customers, especially those who are engaged in servicing the increasing needs of the health and hygiene market segments,” he added.