ALCOSM Pte Ltd and Baby Product Association of Malaysia have presented RM550,000 worth of disinfectant wipes to Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba.
The contribution of 25,000 packs will be distributed to hospitals and government clinics nationwide.
Alcosm co-founder and managing director Tai Zi Kang said they introduced the wipes on March 31 and received good support from Malaysians.
He thanked the government and frontliners for their tireless efforts.
“Their efforts are highly appreciated and we hope Alcosm wipes will provide an additional layer of protection for them on the job, ” he added.
The company produces antibacterial wipes.
Tai also urged frontliners and hospital staff to ensure they disinfect their hands as well as their personal belongings.
Items such as handbag, cellphone, keyboard, purse, steering wheel and wallet are often overlooked, he said, adding that these items contained worrying levels of germs.
“Alcosm wipes have optimum alcohol content for cleaning of hands, surfaces and personal belongings.
“The high absorption material ensures slow evaporation of the liquid to enable more thorough cleaning to get rid of germs, bacteria and viruses, ” said Tai.
The company is the first to launch an optimum alcohol concentration wipes in Malaysia and has garnered a high demand from the local market with more than 20,000 packs sold in less than five days since the launch of its website on March 31.