Case Medical launches hand sanitizer to help
address supply shortage during COVID-19 pandemic
Produced under FDA Temporary Public Health Emergency Guidance
South Hackensack, NJ – May 8, 2020 – Case Medical, a provider of Infection Prevention, Sterile Processing, and Surgical Solutions, today announced the release of Case Solutions® Alcohol Antiseptic 80% Topical Solution Hand Sanitizer. Supplies of hand sanitizer have been insufficient to meet demand during the COVID-19 pandemic. Hand sanitizer is one of the primary tools for preventing spread of the novel coronavirus and other infectious diseases.
“At Case Medical, we wanted to be part of the effort to combat the virus,” notes Marcia Frieze, CEO. “Our offices and manufacturing are located near the epicenter of the U.S. outbreak, just west of New York City in Bergen County, New Jersey. We’ve seen first-hand the devastation caused by the illness, the strain on our healthcare system, healthcare workers, and members of our community. The best way for us to help is by producing hand sanitizer using our existing infrastructure—expertise and equipment for our line of surgical instrument cleaning solutions.”
Due to the high level of public health threat posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the FDA issued guidance allowing, “temporary preparation of certain alcohol-based hand sanitizer products by firms that register as over-the-counter (OTC) drug manufacturers” for the duration of the public health emergency. The guidance specifies use of a formula consistent with World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations, with three ingredients including either denatured ethyl alcohol or isopropyl alcohol and hydrogen peroxide.
The new Case Solutions Hand Sanitizer product is available by the case in 24 oz, 8 oz, or 2 oz bottles. It is also one of three products included in the Case Solutions® Infection Prevention Environmental Cleaning and Disinfecting Kit, which also includes US EPA Safer Choice-labeled PentaPrep® Multi-Enzymatic Cleaner and Case Solutions 70% Alcohol Spray. Visit the Hand Sanitizer web page to learn more.
About Case Medical
Case Medical is the quality leader in instrument processing products and services, known for the industry-leading SteriTite® Universal Sealed Container System with MediTray® Components. Our SuperNova® and Case Solutions® cleaners and lubricant carry the US EPA Safer Choice label and we are a three-time Partner of the Year honoree.
Case Medical is a nationally recognized Tier-1 Diversity Supplier, WBE, SBE, FDA registered, ISO 13485 and 27001 certified manufacturer of safe, sustainable, and cost-effective products for instrument processing. Visit our website www.casemed.com or call 888-227-CASE (2273) for more information about our company and our products for infection prevention.
Case Solutions is a registered trademark of Case Medical.
Lisa Forsell, Director of Marketing
Phone: 201-313-1999 x302