We spotlight the importance of hand hygiene to improve public health, serve as a trusted resource and raise awareness of leading-edge hand hygiene and skin health scientific advancements through the GOJO Hand Hygiene Blog.

GOJO microbiologists, scientists, nurses and communication professionals post regularly and we also get the views of outside experts and thought leaders in the field. It’s all part of the GOJO Purpose, saving lives and making lives better through well-being solutions.

PURELL hand sanitizer
Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Shows Our Commitment to Products That are Safe, Effective, and Good for You


By Dylan Beach

Sustainability Manager, GOJO Industries

This year, the basic principle of good hand hygiene that we learned as children has become ingrained in all of us in ways it never was before. With global demand for hand hygiene products higher than ever before, these products must be not only safe, effective, and good for you, but also good for the environment. This is core to our GOJO Purpose of Saving Lives and Making Lives Better Through Well-Being Solutions.

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Children using PURELL Hand Sanitizer dispenser at entrance of K-12 school
Supporting Schools, from Kindergarten to University


By Jessica McCoy

Chief Solutions Officer, GOJO Industries

Since February, demand for hygiene products – especially hand sanitizer and surface disinfectant – has been exponentially higher than any time in history. Throughout the pandemic, we have continually evolved our response to direct product to the most needed places. We first adapted our production capacity and distribution to meet increased demand from front line responders in healthcare, grocery, and U.S. military during lockdowns. Shortly after, we further adapted to the staggering demands of the post-lockdown economy that reopened businesses, schools, restaurants, and other institutions.

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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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Handwashing in restroom with PURELL CXR
Relentless Innovation Leads to Water Savings


By Dylan Beach

Sustainability Manager, GOJO Industries

Over the past several months, there has been more attention than ever placed on the role of handwashing in our everyday lives. Americans are washing their hands more frequently and for longer. Given the elevated handwashing taking place during this pandemic, we would like to highlight recent GOJO innovations that help reduce water usage while handwashing.

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PURELL Foodservice Surface Sanitizer in kitchen
GOJO Continues to Add Production Capacity to Support the Frontlines and the Reopening of Businesses and Public Places


By Carey Jaros

President & CEO, GOJO Industries

GOJO became aware of the developing illness outbreak in China last December and immediately began increasing production at its manufacturing facilities. In March, in line with direction from government officials, the company prioritized shipping PURELL® products to the frontlines of the pandemic: hospitals, first responders, and critical infrastructure providers, including grocery stores and the military.

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