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Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Refreshed PROVON® Line Includes Perineal Care for the Elderly

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With inspiration from directors of nursing, GOJO Industries has launched its refreshed line of PROVON® products for residents of long-term care facilities. The PROVON line includes perineal care products for the elderly and now offers convenient color-coded packaging that answers directors of nursing desire for products that can be more quickly understood and identified.

Input from directors of nursing helped GOJO develop skin- and hair-care products with advanced formulas and uplifting fragrances that provide a more soothing and homelike sensory experience for long-term care residents. Other enhancements include improved package functionality that allows for easy one-hand use and shows remaining product volume.

Directors of nursing also inspired development of the PROVON Skin Care Toolkit with a DVD for easy and effective staff training and education, available at

The rejuvenated PROVON products are proven mild but effective in cleansing, moisturizing and helping to prevent perineal dermatitis and the spread of germs. The line includes Perineal Wash, Moisturizing Skin Protectant with 60% Petrolatum, Skin Protectant Ointment with 99% Petrolatum and a 3-in-1 Wash Cream.

“Our products are soothing and gentle while providing a beneficial combination of cleansing, deodorizing, and moisturizing, all particularly important in perineal care for the elderly,” said Tina Magazine, GOJO healthcare marketing director.

In addition to products that offer perineal care for the elderly, the PROVON brand also includes hand & body butter, shampoos and body washes — all to pamper fragile elderly skin while maintaining good hygiene and skin health, reducing odors and helping to prevent skin breakdown.

For information, call GOJO Customer Interaction Center, 1-800-321-9647.

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About GOJO -

GOJO, the inventors of PURELL® Hand Sanitizer, is the leading global producer and marketer of skin health and hygiene solutions for away-from-home settings. The broad GOJO product portfolio includes hand cleaning, handwashing, hand sanitizing, skin care formulas and surface sprays under the GOJO®, PURELL™ and PROVON® brand names. GOJO formulations use the latest advances in the science of skin care and sustainability. GOJO is known for state-of-the-art dispensing technology, engineered with attention to design, sustainability and functionality. GOJO programs promote healthy behaviors for hygiene, skin care and compliance in critical environments. GOJO is a family enterprise headquartered in Akron, Ohio, with operations in the United Kingdom, France, Australia, Japan, Mexico, and Canada.


Contact Information

Contact: Kelly Ward-Smith, Public Relations Senior Manager

Phone Number: 330-255-6293
Mobile Phone: 330-819-8638


This contact information is for news media only. For other inquiries, please contact GOJO customer service at 1-800-321-9647 or use the GOJO Contact Us form.