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Chemistry Researchers turn their hands to sanitiser production

Manufacture of additional sanitiser for Midlands NHS

University of Warwick Department of Chemistry researchers on completion of their first batch of sanitiser - In background From left to right: Qiao Song, Arkadios Marathianos, Stephen Hall, Atty Shegiwal and Professor Dave Haddleton. Foreground Professor Seb PerrierUniversity of Warwick research chemists Professor Sébastien Perrier, Professor Dave Haddleton, Atty Shegiwal, Arkadios Marathianos, Qiao Song and Stephen Hall have come together to use Warwick’s laboratories, in the University of Warwick’s Department of Chemistry, to make 50 litres of sanitiser using a World Health Organisation (WHO) approved formula.

They are now working with colleagues in Warwick Medical School to distribute it to Midlands NHS organisations.

Professor Dave Haddleton said:

“This is just the first batch. We are about to make a further 200 litres giving further support to Midlands NHS organisations.”

Pictured above: University of Warwick Department of Chemistry researchers on completion of their first batch of sanitiser - In background From left to right: Qiao Song, Arkadios Marathianos, Stephen Hall, Atty Shegiwal and Professor Dave Haddleton. Foreground Professor Seb Perrier.

Fri 27 Mar 2020, 21:09 | Tags: news PolymerChem Research news