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Chuck Crawford, Ph.D.

Chief Innovation Officer, GOJO Industries

Dr. Chuck Crawford is Chief Innovation Officer at GOJO Industries. He leads Research & Development of Formulations and Dispensing Systems, New Technologies Evaluation, Regulatory Affairs, and Product Safety and Public Health Advancements. Dr. Crawford is actively engaged in commercialization of innovative skin care and surface disinfection programs designed to save lives and make lives better through well-being solutions. He holds a B.A. in Chemistry from the College of Wooster (Wooster, OH) and a Ph.D. in Inorganic Chemistry from Indiana University (Bloomington, IN). Dr. Crawford concluded his academic career as an NIH Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at Harvard University (Cambridge, MA).
PURELL Hand Sanitizer ES4 dispenser
Formulation Counts: Not All Hand Sanitizer is the Same


By Chuck Crawford, Ph.D.

Chief Innovation Officer, GOJO Industries

This pandemic has transformed how we think about hand hygiene – both our handwashing and hand sanitizing practices. In 1988, our Family Enterprise, GOJO, invented PURELL® Hand Sanitizer, creating a new way for employees, patrons, students, teachers, and everyone else to clean their hands away from the sink to help reduce germs that can cause illness.

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