Asian Paints launches Hand and Surface Sanitizers

Asian Paints announced its foray into the hand sanitizer category with the launch of the Viroprotek range of Hand and Surface Sanitizers.

Asian Paints has entered into this category to support the Government in its various measures towards COVID-19 relief and address the huge need of hand and surface sanitization in these testing times. The product is being manufactured at the Company’s existing plant at Ankleshwar, Gujarat, after obtaining all the necessary statutory approvals and permissions.

Viroprotek range of Hand and Surface Sanitizers meet the highest quality standards, and will be available in various pack sizes, addressing the growing concerns surrounding health and hygiene. The products will be available in the market starting next week.

Other brands which started making hand sanitisers after the Covid-19 pandemic spread to India include DaburNSE 2.31 %, Emami, Patanjali, Nivea India, and Raymond Consumer Care, among several others.

Asian Paints said that it had been working in the health and hygiene space for some time making decorative paints that helped provide bacterial protection.