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ExxonMobil announced April 24 that it reconfigured its chemical manufacturing facility in Louisiana to produce medical-grade hand sanitizer for donation to Covid-19 response efforts in Louisiana, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Pennsylvania and Texas. The company increased monthly production of isopropyl alcohol by about 3,000 metric tons at its facility in Baton Rouge and then – to produce, package and distribute hand sanitizer – purchased additional ingredients and modified equipment in Baton Rouge and at its lubricants plant in nearby Port Allen.

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