Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
J.R. Phoenix products are compatible with formulations containing the well-known antiseptic agent chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG), and are formulated for frequent hand washers. Its hand hygiene products are sold under the Laura Line brand in Canada.
"The Laura Line brand products complement and build on our 3M brand hand sanitizers and skin creams product line," said Debra Rectenwald, president and general manager of 3M's infection prevention division.
"Adding the Laura Line brand to our offering allows us to deliver a complete line of hand hygiene skin care products to the healthcare market in Canada," added Brian Young, president and general manager, 3M Canada.