Govt exempts hand sanitisers from licence for sale, stocking1 min read . Updated: 28 Jul 2020, 10:04 PM IST
- The order, which is dated for Monday, was published in the government’s gazette today and would come into force from immediate effect
- The association of about 8.5 lakh chemists in the country has been urging the government to not exempt the product from licencing norms
NEW DELHI: The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has exempted hand sanitisers from requirement of licence for its stocking or sale under the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, with an aim to make the product more widely available to the public amid the covid-19 pandemic.
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