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    50 YEARS OF TRUST

    Used by millions of healthcare workers and caregivers around the world, Sterillium® has become synonymous with highly effective, skin-friendly hand disinfection.

    What started as a pioneering new product concept 50 years ago, continues to forge new paths at the forefront of scientific research into infection protection. As we face the permanent challenge of new infections in our hospitals and care facilities, Sterillium® remains dedicated to raising awareness for hand hygiene and increasing compliance in everyday clinical practice.

    Here’s to another 50 years of pioneering advances in hand disinfection!

    Yours sincerely,

    Dr. Gian Carlo Sciuchetti
    Managing Director BODE Chemie GmbH

    50 YEARS OF TRUST
    AROUND 3 BILLION HAND DISINFECTIONS ARE PERFORMED WITH STERILLIUM® EVERY YEAR.

    STERILLIUM® – A BRAND OF THE HARTMANN GROUP

    WORKING HAND IN HAND FOR OPTIMUM HYGIENE STANDARDS

    Under the umbrella brand Sterillium®, PAUL HARTMANN AG has developed a product range that holds the right hand disinfectant for virtually every clinical situation and user need. In addition to the products themselves, Sterillium® is committed to hygiene management as a holistic process. This is where the HARTMANN Hand Hygiene System comes in, providing the optimum combination of quality products in the fields of Disinfection, Cleaning, Care & Protection, and Gloves. The result: a high security standard for healthcare professionals, patients and residents, and maximum adherence to hand hygiene standards.

    Your all-in-one solution for hand disinfection
    Your all-in-one solution for hand disinfection: The HARTMANN Hand Hygiene System offers a balanced product range and all-purpose solution.

    «CLEAN HANDS ARE THE BEST MEASURE AGAINST INFECTION PROTECTION.»

    PROF. PETER KALMÁR

    HOW STERILLIUM® CAME TO BE

    Discover the story behind advances in hand disinfection and the scientists who made history in the process. Key dates and figures over the last 175 years mark breakthrough moments of discovery in the fight against germs and infection. They changed the world for the better and laid the foundation for the birth of Sterillium® – back on 4 June 1965. A moment that revolutionised standards of hand hygiene for the modern age.