Bali Police and Udayana University Create Hand Sanitizer from Arak Bali
Bali Police and Udayana University Create Hand Sanitizer from Arak Bali. (Photo: Humas Polda Bali)

DENPASAR, Bali (BPN) – The Bali Police HQ in collaboration with Udayana University (Unud) Bali finally succeeded in making a hand sanitizer based on Arak (traditional liquor) Bali.

This was stated in the Bali Police release related to the handover of the hand sanitizer by the Chancellor of Udayana University to the Bali Police Chief who was represented by the Commander of Bali Police’s Mobile Brigade (Brimob) Kombes Pol Ardiansyah Daulay, S.I.K., M.H.

Ardiansyah Daulay said that the disinfectant produced is following the World Health Organization (WHO) standards.

“The disinfectant has met the (WHO) standards and is ready to be used for the community. Our team is ready for the packaging and labeling process,” he said during the hand sanitizer handover, at the Pharmacy Laboratory of Udayana University, Jimbaran, on Thursday.

The process of Arak’s alcohol extraction uses equipment in the laboratory owned by the Faculty of Pharmacy, Udayana University, assisted by the Chemistry, Biology, and Radioactive-Nuclear Unit (KBR-N) of Brimob Bali.

Ardiansyah Daulay explained that at the moment, the National Police’s task is to help the medical staff in handling the spread of COVID-19 pandemic.

The Bali Police will also make the best effort to support the Indonesian Government in combating the spread of COVID-19.

He also asked people to remain calm and to increase awareness in their respective environments.

According to Ardiansyah Daulay, in an urgent situation, activities involving many people should be carried out while maintaining distance and are required to follow government procedures related to preventing the spread of COVID-19.

“As well as not get affected and spreading hoax news. If you found one, just call the police,” he concluded.


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