Frequently Asked Questions

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CovaGuard™  products are made from a unique and proprietary antimicrobial technology. The main active ingredient in CovaGuard’s formula is Benzalkonium Chloride (BAC), which has been proven to to help prevent the spread of bacteria. 

CovaGuard has an expiry date of 2 years after the date of manufacture, but you’re likely to use it up well before that date! 

CovaGuard™ Antimicrobial Hand Sanitizer

Yes, CovaGuard Antimicrobial Hand Sanitizer is a US FDA registered product. 

Yes, we recommend reapplying CovaGuard Hand Sanitizer after hand washing. 

It’s as easy as dispensing the spray or foam onto your hands, rubbing the product onto your skin, and allowing your hands to dry! You will also find application instructions on the label. 

No! CovaGuard’s low-alcohol formulation does not dry out your skin the way alcohol-based sanitizers can. In fact, CovaGuard’s formula contains emollients that repair and improve the surface of your skin, providing protection against harmful bacteria and germs. 

Hand sanitizer should be used when soap and water are not available. Hand sanitizer should not be used when hands are visibly dirty – soap and water is always best when that’s the case! When applied, CovaGuard™ should be used when soap and water are not available. Hand sanitizer should not be used when hands are visibly dirty – soap and water is always best when that’s the case!

No, CovaGuard has little to no smell – we said ‘No’ to harsh artificial fragrances and chemicals! 

No, CovaGuard does not contain any parabens. 

No, CovaGuard is not tested on animals. 

Yes, CovaGuard’s formulation is gluten-free. 

Yes, CovaGuard hand sanitizer is safe for children!

Yes! CovaGuard’s low-alcohol formulation does not dry out your skin the way alcohol-based sanitizers can. 

In fact, CovaGuard’s formula contains emollients that repair and improve the surface of your skin, while still being effective in destroying harmful bacteria to provide antiseptic cleansing

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The Makers of CovaGuard™

CovaGuard is proudly developed and manufactured in Canada by Covalon Technologies Ltd. Covalon is well-known in the medical device industry for our vast line of infection prevention technologies and products. Our team of scientists have been developing innovative medical technologies that save lives by preventing infections in wound care, vascular access, and the surgical space around the world (including the United States) for over 20 years! 

Covalon Technologies Ltd. has devoted itself to the development of innovative products and technologies in infection prevention and wound care. We are dedicated to the advancement of medical technology, and helping patients face and heal from challenging medical situations with comfort and confidence. 

Shipping and Policies

While we cannot accept returns due to the risk of cross-contamination, if there are issues with your order or you’re unsatisfied with our product, we would love the opportunity to make it right. Please reach out to us at hello@covalon.com so that we can work something out! 

Info for Businesses

If you’re interested in carrying CovaGuard at your store or business, please reach out to us at hello@covalon.com. We look forward to speaking to you! 

If you’re interested in installing a CovaGuard hand sanitizing station in your business, please reach out to us at hello@covalon.com. We look forward to speaking to you!