Coty produces hand sanitiser for medical and emergency services

By Charlotte Turner |

Coty Inc sanitiser gel production leadSwiss beauty giant, Coty Inc. has started producing hydro-alcoholic gel, used as hand sanitiser, to help combat the Covid- 19 virus.


Production and donations are expected to reach tens of thousands of units per week, said the company.


“The products are free of charge and are being distributed to medical and emergency services staff who are facing shortages due to the fast-spreading Covid-19 virus,” said Coty.


Products will also be provided to Coty employees working in the plants and distribution centres producing sanitisers, as well as pharmacy staff.



The company has produced its first batches of hand sanitiser at factories in the United States and Monaco, whilst additional factories will start production within the week.

Coty US Hand Sanitiser Production

Hand sanitiser being manufactured in a United States factory.

Production depends on the resources and materials available as well as local government regulations.


“As a responsible beauty company, we make our resources and facilities available to help the communities we are operating in during these exceptionally challenging times,” said Pierre Laubies, Coty CEO.


“We are proud to support the brave professionals fighting on the frontlines against COVID-19 by providing hand sanitiser where it is needed.”


“The health and safety of our employees is our top priority and we will take all possible measures and precautions to keep them healthy and safe as they work to protect our communities that we care for and serve,” said Pierre-André Terisse, Coty COO.


“We are incredibly proud of our associates who are stepping up to contribute to the global fight against COVID-19.”


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