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COVID-19 solidarity: TSEB donates 52,000 litres of alcohol

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In contribution to the global fight against the coronavirus pandemic (Covid-19), Tereos Sugar & Energy Brazil announced a donation of 52,000 liters 70° alcohol to hospitals and to primary health care units. The alcohol will be provided to the cities where the Group's plants are located in the State of São Paulo.    

 With the authorization of Anvisa (Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency), issued on Friday, March 20, Tereos began production of 70% hydrated alcohol, which will be available in 1,000-liter containers for hospitals and 25-liter containers to primary health care units.

Among the institutions that will receive the donation are: the Base Hospital in São José do Rio Preto, the Hospital do Amor in Barretos; the Santas Casas de Barretos, Bebedouro, Cajobi, Colina, Guaíra, Guaraci, Olímpia, Pitangueiras, São José do Rio Preto and Tanabi; and the health departments of Guapiaçu, São José do Rio Preto, Severínia, Tabapuã and Viradouro. 

In order to enable emergency alcohol production, ÚNICA (Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association) has promoted cooperation between the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply, the Ministry of Mines and Energy, the Ministry of Health, the National Health Surveillance Agency (Anvisa) and the state health services.