Homs, SANA- The medical alcohol factory which is affiliated to Homs Sugar Company has returned to work again with a production capacity of 11 tons per day after it was stopped for a month.
In a statement to SANA, General Manager of the Homs Sugar Company, Eng. Abdou al-Mahmoud, indicated that the factory was put into service again after it stopped due to the loss of the raw material needed for manufacturing medical alcohol and replacing it with raw red sugar and securing about a thousand tons of it to restart the factory.
Mahmoud noted that thanks to the tireless efforts exerted by the local cadres, the factory has been put into service again with a production capacity of 11 tons of medical alcohol, 200 kg of industrial alcohol, and a ton and a half of Carbon gas, which is the daily production capacity of the factory.
Mahmoud pointed out that the material is sold to the public and private sectors, hospitals and the General Organization for Foreign Trade, with multiple volumes and capacities ranging from 1 liter to 10 liters, in addition to 250 ml and 100 ml bottles at a concentration of 95 percent.
He affirmed that during the period when the factory stopped, the medical alcohol was still available in the local market as there have been considerable amounts of the materials which had been produced previously.