SOURCE: GOJO Industries

GOJO Industries

November 15, 2012 16:41 ET

New PURELL® Advanced Green Certified Hand Sanitizer Leads in Efficacy and Sustainability

AKRON, OH--(Marketwire - Nov 15, 2012) - New PURELL® Advanced Green Certified Hand Sanitizer joins the GOJO portfolio of products with EcoLogo® certification, and advances the company's leadership position with formulations that are highly effective and sustainable.

PURELL Advanced Green Certified Hand Sanitizer is the only green certified hand sanitizer to meet FDA germ kill requirements with a single 1.2 mL dispense.* Acknowledged as America's #1 instant hand sanitizer, it has been clinically proven to maintain skin health, moisture and feel.

Made with 100% naturally renewable ethanol in a readily biodegradable formulation free of fragrance and dye, PURELL Advanced Green Certified Hand Sanitizer's certification by EcoLogo reflects the GOJO commitment to sustainability. EcoLogo is North America's most established multi-attribute environmental leadership standard and certification mark. GOJO has the most complete global portfolio of third-party eco-label certified products in its category, which includes North America, Europe, Brazil and Australasia.

"PURELL Advanced Green Certified Hand Sanitizer sets the standard for effectiveness and sustainability in hand hygiene products," said Nicole Koharik, global sustainability marketing director. "Companies pursuing aggressive sustainability objectives find this certified product to be an effective alcohol hand sanitizer that helps promote the well-being of people and the planet."

New PURELL Advanced Green Certified Hand Sanitizer is part of a complete portfolio of GOJO GREEN HYGIENE Solutions. The product is available in foam or gel and in a variety of formats. The portfolio includes pump bottles and refills for such away-from-home markets as education, office buildings, government and military, healthcare, automotive, manufacturing, grocery and hospitality.

Product refills feature GOJO SMART-FLEX™ technology -- lightweight, recyclable PET bottles made with 30 percent less material than traditional HDPE in support of the GOJO commitment to reducing its environmental footprint.

*PURELL Advanced Instant Hand Sanitizer exceeds FDA Health Care Personnel Hand Wash requirements with 1.2mL of product. Applies to ADX & LTX dispensers with a fully primed pump through 95% of refill.

About GOJO
GOJO Industries Inc., inventors of PURELL® Instant Hand Sanitizer, distributes PURELL Hand Sanitizer in away-from-home markets throughout the world. In addition, GOJO manufactures and distributes a full line of products under GOJO® and PROVON® brand names. GOJO has a 66-year history of leadership in improving well-being through hand hygiene and healthy skin. GOJO has products and programs to kill germs on hands and solve skin care-related problems in a variety of markets, including healthcare, foodservice, food processing, manufacturing, automotive, education, government and military. GOJO is a privately held corporation headquartered in Akron, Ohio, with offices in the United Kingdom, Japan and Brazil.

Contact Information

  • CONTACT:
    Joe Drenik
    GOJO Industries
    Office: 330-255-6357
    Email: drenikj@gojo.com