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Another 30 thousand liters of 70% alcohol gel will be produced by IFSP

IFSP wins parliamentary amendment to buy inputs and produce alcohol gel

  • Published: Monday, 06 April 2020, 11h03
  • Last updated on Monday, April 13, 2020, 20h00
From left to right: Dean Eduardo Modena, Cabinet advisor Bruno Luz, Finance Advisor José Roberto and Dean of Administration, Silmário Batista, during a videoconference with the members of the working group for the acquisition of inputs and equipment to combat Covid-19

 

The Federal Institute awaits the receipt of inputs to start the production of 30 thousand liters of 70% gel alcohol, which will be distributed among the institution's 36 campuses. The 250 thousand reais invested will be transferred through parliamentary amendment. 

IFSP Budget and Finance advisor, José Roberto da Silva, explained that the funds were acquired through parliamentary amendment. "Everything is purchased, we will distribute it to the campuses that offer the Chemistry course and have the capacity to handle the products", he explains. 

Sample of products purchased by IFSP

 

The following inputs were purchased: 21 thousand liters of 96% ethyl alcohol, 225 kg of hydroxyethyl cellulose, 210 liters of triethanolamine, 3 thousand kilos of 99% bi-distilled vegetable glycerin, 10 thousand liter IBC tanks, 1 thousand plastic gallons with capacity for five liters, 2 plastic drums with a capacity of ten liters and 1 plastic drums with a capacity of 400 liters. 

IFSP Dean Eduardo Modena and Dean of Administration, Silmário Batista dos Santos, praised the working group for procurement of inputs and equipment to combat Covid-19. "Even with all the difficulties faced, the servers have been working hard to guarantee the routine work, in addition to the extra work for the IFSP to contribute to fighting the pandemic," they said.

More alcohol gel

In the last week, the IFSP received a donation of XNUMX liters of anhydrous alcohol, which goes through a chemical process at Câmpus Barretos for transformation into gel alcohol, which will be donated to university hospitals and the community in general. read more here

Other actions

Even with academic activities suspended (Ordinance no. 1.200 / 2020), the IFSP continues to work to help combat the Covid-19 pandemic. Follow on the portal www.ifsp.edu.br the actions promoted by the Institution. 

Read also:

IFSP produces 70º alcohol for hospitals and the community 
Campus São João da Boa Vista produces masks and facial protectors for health professionals
Capivari campus uses 3D printer to produce protective masks 
Quarantine diary in Science: IFSP teachers and students create virtual tool to share ideas and activities during the isolation period

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