Factory of perfume Christian Dior, Givenchy and Guerlain moved to the issue of free antiseptic

a French holding company Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy (LVMH) began production of antiseptics for hands in the factories for the production of perfumes Christian Dior, Guerlain and Givenchy. Disinfectants will be donated to the state structures of France and 39 hospitals of Paris, forming the largest network in Europe Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux.

CEO of LVMH, the richest man in Europe, Bernard Arnault, decided to take this step in connection with the risk of lack of antiseptic. In the first week the group expects to produce 12 tons of gel in the future, production volumes will increase. Deliveries will continue “as long as necessary”, the statement said LVMH.

the Director of the Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris IRS Martin thanked the group LVMH for prompt action. The representative of the hospital Association noted that “some irregularities in the supply of” antiseptic was, but now we need reserves there. Free to supply the Paris hospitals disinfectant liquid offered and other firms, reports TASS.

the epidemic of coronavirus in France was a surge in demand for antiviral protection, including gel to disinfect hands. As a result, many pharmacies are limiting sales of this means one bottle per person. The Internet is antiseptic sold at inflated several times the price, also there have been cases of sales of overdue and written-off goods. In the result, the French government issued a special decree set the price of not more than 3 euros for the capacity of the gel in 100 ml.

According to recent reports, France confirmed about 5.5 thousand cases of coronavirus, 127 people died. March 14-15 in the country registered the highest mortality per day, with 36 deaths. Last week the head of the world health organization (who), Tedros Adan Ghebreyesus announced that the epicenter of the pandemic in the fashion industry, moved to European countries. They passed more cases Zaration and deaths than in all other countries, except for China.