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Zentiva Produces 80% alcohol-based sanitizer

March 26, 2020    /   

Zentiva starts production of sanitizer to help the Czech Republic fight against coronavirus

Zentiva supports Czech Republic by producing sanitizer branded Anti-COVID to further help reducing the spread of Covid-19.

"Zentiva will supply the first batches of Anti-COVID to pharmacies in the Czech Republic within upcoming days,“ said Sona Porubska, Head of Zentiva Czech Republic & Slovakia “We will support our healthcare system where is needed. We hope that with this new product we can contribute to further protect all people,” she added.

Denis Paris, Prague Site Head, said: “Thanks to our highly skilled pharmaceutical expertise we are glad to offer a more than 80% alcohol-based spray sanitizer.Its liquid formulation allows a usage not only for hand sanitization but as well all personal items and surface you can be exposed to (handrail, holder in public transport, door handles etc.)

Denis added: “Our Zentiva team in Prague is working hard 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to produce medicines for patients in the Czech Republic and across Europe. We are constantly adapting our production plan to meet the needs. I would like to take this opportunity and thank the whole development and production teams for their incredible efforts and speed in delivering this new product in a time of population need.”

Pavel Sebek, Head of Development Center: "It is our responsibility to help in the fight against the virus and we are working in close cooperation with the Czech government. As we are hosting Development, Manufacturing and Commercial Units in the Czech Republic we are able to join forces quickly and adapt if needed. 

”Our development center in Prague is focused on development of generic and added value medicine and supports as well The PARC, a graduate level training and research center, preparing next generation of pharmaceutical scientists and engineers.

Our Prague Production Site manufactures high quality and affordable products that people depend on every day for more than 90 years. We are producing more than 100 million packages per year.