The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) has certified 98 more companies to produce sanitizers as of 8th July 2020. This is aimed at protecting consumers from buying sanitisers that do not comply with standards and are harmful to their health, in the wake of COVID-19.
The 98 companies are an addition to the 38 companies that were earlier certified, bringing the total to 136 companies producing 182 brands of sanitizers as listed below;
UNBS is still providing free technical assistance together with free sanitizer and disinfectant standards to encourage local sanitizer manufacturers to embrace certification before putting their products on the market.
The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) is a statutory body responsible for developing, promoting and enforcing standards in protection of public health and safety, and the environment against dangerous and sub-standard products.
Source: Uganda National Bureau Of Standards –