15 June 2021

Brussels, 9 June 2021 – According to Cefic’s analysis of data reported through the EU’s ‘Safety Gate’, 2020 saw a steep increase in hand sanitiser imports not compliant with the EU chemicals safety rules. These products are either not marked as flammable, contain methanol (not compliant with the EU Classification and Labelling rules), or hold an insufficient percentage of ethanol to kill viruses (not compliant with the EU Biocides Regulation). Read