SC Johnson Professional® Offers First Alcohol Hand Sanitizer Approved to Make Virucidal Claims by Health Canada

BRANTFORD, ON – May 17, 2023 – SC Johnson Professional Canada, a total solutions provider for industrial, institutional and healthcare users, offers the first alcohol hand sanitizer approved by Health Canada to make virucidal claims under the 2019 Human-Use Antiseptic Drug (HUAD) guidance.

In order to make these virucidal claims, SC Johnson Professional’s products have undergone extensive testing as prescribed by Health Canada. It is the first company to offer an alcohol hand sanitizer that can make these claims, giving customers confidence in the efficacy of the company’s products.

SC Johnson Professional’s InstantFOAM™ alcohol hand sanitizer has been approved by Health Canada under the requirements. This means it is effective against all enveloped viruses, some (norovirus and rotavirus) but not all non-enveloped viruses, fungi and is effective against all bacteria.

InstantFOAM™ is ideal for use in any work environment or area where hand hygiene is required. It is perfume free, dye free, contains moisturizers and is available in a 1L cartridge, a 1L TouchFREE UltraTM cartridge, a 400mL pump bottle and a 47mL pump bottle to meet the hand hygiene requirements of any facility.

To learn more about SC Johnson Professional’s InstantFOAM™, visit


About SC Johnson Professional    

SC Johnson Professional® is a part of SC Johnson®, a global, purpose-led company and industry-leading manufacturer of household consumer brands such as Windex®, Mr Muscle® and Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day®.

Operating since the 1930s, SC Johnson Professional® provides expert skin care, cleaning and hygiene solutions for industrial, institutional and healthcare users. This incorporates our range of specialist occupational skin care products along with well-known SC Johnson® brands and innovative professional cleaning and hygiene products.

The SC Johnson Professional® purpose is to bring innovative, quality products and services to professional markets with outstanding performance that respect the environment, create efficiencies, reduce inventories, simplify training and provide a positive user experience. This is built on a deep understanding of customer needs and a vision for ‘rethinking the professional experience’ with the user in mind.


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