Dettol Antiseptic Liquid and Disinfectant spray proven to be effective against Covid-19

Following extensive third-party laboratory testing, specific Dettol and Lysol family of brands products have demonstrated effectiveness (>99.9% inactivation) against 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), SARS-CoV-2 when used in accordance with the directions for use. The specific products are: Antiseptic Liquid, Disinfectant spray

Improper use of Disinfectants

Under no circumstance should Dettol products be swallowed. Please always read and follow the label instructions.

Due to recent speculation and social media activity, RB (the makers of Dettol) has been asked whether internal administration of disinfectants may be appropriate for investigation or use as a treatment for coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2).

As a global leader in health and hygiene products, we must be clear that under no circumstance should our disinfectant products be administered into the human body (through injection, ingestion or any other route).  As with all products, our disinfectant and hygiene products should only be used as intended and in line with usage guidelines. Please read the label and safety information.

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