With ‘Commercial Health,’ US Essential Business Guidance Expands Well Beyond Supplements
DHS agency’s latest guidance for state, local governments to define essential businesses during pandemic includes “commercial health” and personal care products. Natural Products Association says supplement market is “surging” on its efforts to include the segment in earlier DHS guidance.
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VMS businesses are deemed essential in Department of Homeland Security guidance that provides as basis for orders by most states and localities across the US. During an AHPA webinar, attorney Trent Norris says the federal government prefers leaving business exemptions to shut-down decisions to the states.
COVID-19 Consumer Health Market: Germ-Blocking Nasal Spray, 99.99% Effective Sanitizer, ‘Mask’ To Moisturize Hands
Sensory Cloud’s small study showed FEND nasal solution cut by 99% exhalation of bioaerosol to block COVID-19. Global BioProtect’s hand sanitizer with proprietary antibacterial technology eliminates 45 bacteria, fungi and virus. Trilogy Labs’ solution replenishes moisture in hands irritated by sanitizers.