RIYAHD – LVMH Moet Hennessy, the French company behind major brands like Louis Vuitton, Fenty Beauty, and Benefit Cosmetics, announced Sunday its factories that normally manufacture perfume will shift to manufacturing hand sanitizer gel.
‘LVMH will use tor production lines of its perfume and cosmetic brands…to produce large quantities of hydroalcoholic gel from Monday’, the company said in a statement, according to Reuters.
The company said it would be delivering the products to French healthcare authorities for free. According to March 12 data from the World Health Organization, France so far has dealt with more than 2269 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus that have led to 48 deaths.
The move comes amid a global shortage of alcohol-based sanitizers, which have been recommended by the CDC as a tool to avoid the spread of COVID-19. According to Bloomberg, a shortage of alcohol-based sanitizers had prompted policy changes by the Food and Drug Administration.
The FDA encouraged licensed pharmacists and doctors to create their own hand sanitizers and sell them to customers amid a shortage in the U.S. The agency said over the weekend that since pharmacists and doctors ‘are more familiar with standards and methods for producing drug products than ‘untrained’ consumers.
The agency requires pharmacists and doctors to create the sanitizer using its recipe that calls for specific quantities of ingredients like alcohol, glycerol, hydrogen peroxide, and sterile water, Bloomberg reported.
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