Sanitizers and disinfectants are chemical formulations designed to kill or inhibit the growth of microorganisms, such as bacteria, viruses, and fungi, on surfaces and skin. These products are essential for maintaining cleanliness and reducing the risk of infections. While different types of sanitizers and disinfectants exist, they share some common physical properties that contribute to their efficacy and application. The change in lifestyles due to the Pandemic, being more concerned with Health and Hygienic living, have affected the consumption patterns, leading to higher demand. People are now more worried about living free of germs, bacteria, dust and dirt. This has led to rising spending on Household, like Liquid Detergents and Liquid Laundry Cleaning, and OTC products, like Sanitizers, Hand Washes and Disinfectants such as Sodium Hypochlorite.

Alcohol-based sanitizers and disinfectants are common and usually contain ethanol or isopropyl alcohol as the active ingredient. Mengibar takes care of the technical file and risk evaluation documents. The machine owner has the security that the machine strictly complies with ATEX legal regulations.

Compact and travel-sized bottles are popular to cater to on-the-go consumers and adhere to travel regulations. Manufacturers and brands are exploring innovative packaging solutions to meet the increased demand for these products and enhance user experience.

Sanitizers and disinfectants liquids closure trends in design are driven by functionality, safety, sustainability, and convenience. Screw-on and snap-on trigger pumps or dosing pump, trigger sprayer, conventional caps, oriented caps, plugs, spouts and cover discs.

Our Expertise

Mengibar has a wide experience manufacturing machines and protective systems intended for this type of use following the EU directive ATEX and its US equivalent under the HazLoc standard. Mengibar takes care of the Risk Analysis, Conformity Assessment and Technical File describing the ATEX execution.

As part of the scope, Mengibar carries out a risk analysis (risk of explosion) of the equipment, including both electrical and non-electrical elements. The ‘technical file’ describing the ATEX execution complying with the legal regulations of ATEX rated equipment will be deposited in a UE ‘notified body’.

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