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Organisations in need of hand sanitiser or ethanol

This page lists organisations who have contacted the SWA to say they are in need of hand sanitiser or ethanol.

This page lists those organisations who have let us know they need hand sanitiser or ethanol. 

If you would like to be listed here, please complete our online portal.

Please note that supplies of ethanol are subject to HMRC control.

Organisation Site Location What is needed Contact Information
Aberdeen City Council Aberdeen Hand sanitiser (finished product)

Email: PWalker@aberdeencity.gov.uk

Airdrie Poverty Action Group- Hope Hub Airdrie Hand sanitiser (finished product)

Email: Jamesfagan80@gmail.com

Alcohols Ltd Bishops Stortford Ethanol 96%
Distribution

Email: Natalie.wallis@alcohols.co.uk  
Email: adam.wallis@alcohols.co.uk   

Automotive Brands Bidford Ethanol

Email: adam@automotivebrands.co.uk

Beatson Cancer Charity Glasgow Hand sanitiser (finished product)

Email: marlyn.hosie@beatsoncancercharity.org

Biffa Waste Services High Wycombe Bulk supply of hand-sanitiser

Email: mark.robson@biffa.co.uk

Brakes Motherwell Hand sanitiser (finished product)

Email: John.mclintock@brakes.co.uk

Cambcol Ltd Ely Ethanol >86%

Email: jonathan@cambcol.com

Cancer Support Scotland Glasgow Hand sanitiser finished product and packaging

Email: gwen.stewart@cancersupportscotland.org

Carr Gomm Glasgow Hand sanitiser (finished product)

Email: christinesmith@carrgomm.org

Chesterfield Samaritans Chesterfield Hand sanitiser finished product and packaging

Email: samaritansshopchesterfield@gmail.com

City of Edinburgh Council Edinburgh Bulk quantities of hand gel / sanitiser

Email: Iain.Strachan@edinburgh.gov.uk

Conker Spirit Bournemouth Ethanol

Email: rvholloway@conkerspirit.co.uk

Co-op Kingussie and Co-op Newtonmore Kingussie Hand sanitiser (finished product)

Email: Alexander.sutherland@coop.co.uk

Exporta Kinross Hand sanitiser (finished product)

Email: dale.paterson@exportaglobal.co.uk

These pages are populated on an ongoing basis, and we will endeavour to keep them as up-to-date as possible. If you require assistance or have any questions regarding the details above, please contact info@swa.org.uk.

Alternative pages

Companies who can supply hand sanitiser or ethanol
Companies who can supply materials or distribution
Companies requiring additional ingredients to produce hand sanitiser

It is the responsibility of those producing hand sanitiser products to ensure it is safe and effective to use and that all other regulatory requirements have been met before supplying it for public use.  World Health Organisation formulation 1 for hand rub requires the final product to have a final ethanol concentration of 80%; other specifications may have different final concentration levels. 

The Scotch Whisky Association ("SWA") is publishing this information in response to the present Covid-19 crisis, in order to facilitate and speed up contact between different parts of the supply chain. However, the SWA will not be a party to any agreement arising from these contacts and accepts no liability for anything done or not done pursuant to any such agreement. The commercial terms of any arrangement must be agreed independently between the relevant parties, who should be mindful of applicable competition law rules.