Protective Industrial Products Inc. (PIP) a leading manufacturer of personal protection equipment (PPE) has announced a new alliance with X3 Labs Inc., a Toronto based firm, to become the exclusive marketer of X3 Clean alcohol-free antimicrobial hand sanitizer in the United States. PIP’s network of industrial, food service and consumer distributors will market X3 Clean products. The X3 Clean product launch is scheduled for March 1 of this year.

“This alliance with X3 Labs marks a significant step forward for PIP beyond its traditional product lines of safety work gloves, protective eyewear, clothing and helmets”, said Joe Milot, President, PIP. “X3 Clean complements PIP’s product offerings in contamination control, and will enable us to provide effective protection to people facing the risk of infection in their daily lives,” he added.

X3 Clean is a non-flammable, non-toxic, non-corrosive, hand sanitizer that kills germs in less than 15 seconds when hand-washing is not possible. Its alcohol-free formula is safe and contains only the most advanced pharmaceutical grade antimicrobial ingredients and emollients.

“X3 Labs is delighted to partner with Protective Industrial Products to enhance our penetration in all areas of the U.S. market,” said Bob Davies, President, X3 Labs Inc. “We firmly believe that by allying our expertise in developing and branding the world’s finest preventative healthcare consumer products with PIP’s expertise in sales, marketing and distribution we will create a market leader with the X3 brand”, added Davies.