Manipur University’s chemistry department makes hand sanitizers amid Coronavirus outbreak
IMPHAL | March 23, 2020:
In the wake of the global coronavirus scare the chemistry department of Manipur University has made 500 bottles of ethyl alcohol-based hand sanitizers to combat the high demand of the item in the state.
So many bottles of sanitizers could be made with the help of the enthusiastic research scholars of the department, the head of the department, Prof Okram Mukherjee, said on Sunday.
"Initially we made 200 bottles of hand sanitizers, weighing 200 ml each. Ethyl Alcohol (80 to 90 per cent), hydrogen peroxide, glycerol and distilled water were used to make the sanitiser in the laboratory, Prof Mukherjee said.