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FDA Guidance on Hand Sanitizer

Mar 15, 2020 Tags:

Compounding of Certain Alcohol-Based Hand Sanitizer Products During the Public Health Emergency
Immediately in Effect Guidance for Industry


FDA is issuing this guidance for immediate implementation in accordance with 21 CFR 10.115(g)(2). Comments may be submitted at any time for Agency consideration. Submit written comments to the Dockets Management Staff (HFA-305), Food and Drug Administration, 5630 Fishers Lane, Rm. 1061, Rockville, MD 20852. Submit electronic comments to All comments should be identified with the docket number listed in the notice of availability that publishes in the Federal Register.

For questions regarding this document, contact FDA’s human drug compounding team (CDER) at

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Food and Drug Administration
Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER)
March 2020