Distributors of technical-grade ethanol for use in the production of hand sanitizers and hard-surface disinfectants

Health Canada has granted temporary authorization to the companies listed below to resell and/or distribute approved technical-grade ethanol obtained from an approved supplier to a manufacturer of hand sanitizers and hard-surface disinfectants. To be given temporary authorization, these companies require assessment and authorization by Health Canada.

Health Canada may take action against:

Companies not on this list may face compliance and enforcement action if they resell and/or distribute technical-grade ethanol for the production of hand sanitizers or hard-surface disinfectants without authorization. You can find information about non-compliant products in the recall advisory.

Please note that no hand sanitizers or hard-surface disinfectants containing technical-grade ethanol may be produced or sold before authorization is granted. Companies must submit a technical-grade ethanol notification form and receive a no objection letter from Health Canada. Only at this time may production and sale of the product commence.

Secondary Distributor Company contact information Company address Authorized to
distribute or
resell since
(YYYY-MM-DD)
Authorized to
distribute or
resell untill
(YYYY-MM-DD)
Northspec Chemical Corp. sales@northspec.com 2 Lansing Square, Suite 300
Toronto, ON M2J 4P8
2020-07-29 2021-05-15
Chemsynergy Inc. info@chemsynergyinc.com 101 - 1100 Burloak Drive
Burlington, ON L7L 6B2
2020-07-29 2021-05-15
Brenntag Canada Inc. tg_ethanol@brenntag.ca 43 Jutland Road
Toronto, ON M8Z 2G6
2020-07-29 2021-05-15
Megaloid Laboratories info@megaloid.ca 5515 North Service Road, Suite 306
Burlington, ON L7L 6G4
2020-08-07 2021-05-15
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