Colgate-Palmolive compliance/communication in respect
of GST & MRP changes on Hand Sanitiser

The GST Council in its 44th meeting, dated 12th June 2021, has announced reduction in the goods and services tax (GST) rates on specified items being used in COVID-19 relief and management which includes reduction in the GST rates for Hand Sanitizers from 18% to 5% effective 14th June, 2021. This reduction shall remain in force up to 30th September, 2021.

The benefit of tax rate reduction is to be entirely passed on to the consumers alone. Our new reduced MRPs (Incl. of all taxes) will be in pursuance of this.

Given below is the change in the GST rates & our MRPs (Incl. of all taxes). 

 

Brand Description

SKU Description

Original GST rate

Revised GST rate

Original MRP

Revised MRP

Hand Sanitizers

100ML Tube

18%

5%

50

44

Hand Sanitizers

500ML Bottle

18%

5%

250

222





The Government of Kerala (Food & supplies department) vide its order G.O. (P) No. 8/2021/F&CSD dated 14th May 2021 has announced fixation of the prices of the Hand Sanitizers amongst others. In compliance with the Government of Kerala order & the GST council order, our GST rates and MRPs (Incl. of all taxes) in the state of Kerala will be as follows:

 

Brand Description

SKU Description

Original GST rate

Revised GST rate

Original MRP

Revised MRP

Hand Sanitizers

100ML Tube

18%

5%

50

44

Hand Sanitizers

500ML Bottle

18%

5%

250

192