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Govt Bans Exports of Alcohol-based Hand Sanitisers to Boost Its Availability in Domestic Market

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Sanitisers are used as disinfectant to prevent the spread of the deadly coronavirus.

New Delhi: The government on Wednesday banned exports of alcohol-based hand sanitisers to boost its availability in the domestic market amid coronavirus pandemic.

"Alcohol-based hand sanitisers are prohibited for exports," said the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) in a notification.

Sanitisers are used as disinfectant to prevent the spread of the deadly virus.

first published:May 06, 2020, 19:13 IST