Guidelines for Hand Sanitizer Labels

As many Americans have taken to creating at-home or small-batch hand sanitizer labels, the FDA, CDER, and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services have created guidelines for how these products must be labeled. It is critical that all sanitizers are labeled properly for the safety of all people using them.

What do my hand sanitizer labels have to include?

The front of all hand sanitizer labels must have a PCP or Principal Display Panel. This is a crucial part of your label as it takes up an entire side of your bottle (or 40% of a rounded bottle) and is the first thing your customers see. The PCP must include your company’s name, what is included in the package, and how much of the product is included, typically given in mL.

On the back of the container, there should be a Drug Facts Panel. This is typically printed in black and white and needs to be easy for customers to read. The Drug Facts Panel must contain a variety of information including active and inactive ingredients, the purposes and uses of the product, usage instructions, etc. The back of the label must also include the address and name of the manufacturer.

Hand Sanitizer Labels

What else can I add to ensure safety and traceability?

Some manufacturers choose to add batch numbers to the backs of their labels as well. This helps with traceability and is very useful when trying to find out where exactly the product came from. This type of numbering is typically done with consecutively numbered labels.

How do I make sure that I have met all of these requirements?

At Grace, we understand that these regulations can be overwhelming and confusing at times. Our artists are fully trained and ready to help you ensure that your labels are up to the standards required. If you have any questions or need assistance creating an amazing label, review our label artwork guidelines or reach out to Grace today!

Take it from our customers...

Toledo Spirits
We ran out of our Fox Trot labels and had a big release coming up and Grace imaging came thru to get us our labels the next day.
Abelha Organic Cachaca
We approached Grace as we needed someone with the expertise to handle delivering a unique label very quickly. The Grace team was able to meet and exceed all of our needs, and help us create a beautiful, high-quality label that was on time and on target.
Sandy with The Victory Center
Grace is a wonderful company dedicated to excellent customer service. They are also generous with charitable donations. Highly recommend!
Need Help?
Contact our label experts at
888-355-9356 or

Join Our Mailing List!

Scroll to Top