COVID-19: SON Extends Technical Support to Sanitizers Manufacturers
COVID-19: SON Extends Technical Support to Sanitizers Manufacturers

The Standard Organization of Nigeria (SON), has extended its technical support service towards fighting the coronavirus pandemic to Ivvyjustin Innovations Limited, manufacturers of alcohol-based hand sanitizers in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

A team of inspectors led by Ganiyat Oyapidan, conducted the inspection as part of SON’s quality assurance procedure to ensure that locally manufactured essential products required in containing the spread of the coronavirus conform to the requirements of relevant standards.

The inclusion of hand sanitizers to its available range of cleaning products was in response to the breakout of the coronavirus pandemic in the belief that most ailments, epidemics and diseases can be wiped out by observing proper hygienic practices.

SON team went round the factory from raw materials storage, water purification, through the production section to the packaging and the finished product storage sections.

On-the-spot test was conducted following which the company was advised to conduct quality check on every batch of production as demonstration of Good Manufacturing Practice and quality consciousness, while also maintaining records of such checks for reference purposes.

The SON Team Leader, Mrs. Oyapidan commended the company’s management for its swift action in the production of hand sanitizers to help curb the spread of the COVID-19 virus to meet the increasing demand for the product in the market.



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