Sterillium Achieves 15 Second Efficacy Against Coronavirus

Sterillium Achieves 15 Second Efficacy Against Coronavirus

World’s largest selling hospital-grade hand disinfectant, Sterillium has announced its proven efficacy against coronavirus within 15 seconds of usage. The tests were conducted in Germany as per the guidelines laid down by the German Association for the Control of Viral Diseases (DVV) and the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for testing chemical disinfectants.


Issam Al Farsi, Chairman of Al Farsi National Enterprises, the Oman distributor for Sterillium commented “We are very pleased to be able to share this efficacy data about Sterillium, Oman’s leading hand sanitizer brand. Following its success in hospitals, Sterillium is recently introduced to the retail market through selected pharmacies and can also be purchased online for home delivery through


The company said they are seeing robust demand for hospital-grade hand sanitizers such as Sterillium following the improved hygiene awareness and habit formation during the pandemic.


Commenting on the retail launch, Saju George, Managing Director said “ Sterillium is the gold standard among hand sanitizers. Its high alcohol concentration and proprietary skin-friendly formulation offer 99.9999% efficacy for surgical hand disinfection and improves skin softness by 33% within regular use. We are very pleased to be able to offer this high-quality product to the retail market in Oman”


Invented in 1968, Sterillium is the first marketable alcohol-based hand disinfectant and has around 60 scientific articles that have been published in scientific journals regarding efficacy and skin tolerability. Sterillium is available with gel and liquid formulations in 50ml, 100ml, 500 ml, and 1000ml versions in selected pharmacy outlets across Oman and can be purchase online through


We, Alfarsi are the recognized leaders in infection prevention and control products and solutions in Oman. We have a complete portfolio of products ranging from hand hygiene, surface disinfection, instrument disinfection, sterilization, sterilization monitoring, air and area decontamination, and waste management. All of these products are supported by educational services, professional and technical support by our in-house certified professionals. Contact us now for further assistance.