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DETTOL LIQUID

Active substance(s): CHLOROXYLENOL

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PACKAGING LEAFLET: INFORMATION FOR USERS
DETTOL ANTISEPTIC DISINFECTANT 4.8% w/v
CONCENTRATE for CUTANEOUS SOLUTION
(Chloroxylenol)

1. DETTOL ANTISEPTIC
CUTANEOUS SOLUTION

DISINFECTANT

4.8%w/v

CONCENTRATE

for

Dettol Antiseptic Disinfectant is an effective concentrated antiseptic solution that kills
bacteria and provides protection against germs which can cause infection and illness. It can be
used for antiseptic cleansing of minor wounds caused by cuts, bites, grazes, insect stings and
for personal hygiene.
2. BEFORE YOU USE DETTOL ANTISEPTIC
CONCENTRATE for CUTANEOUS SOLUTION







DISINFECTANT

4.8%w/v

For external use only.
Do not swallow.
Do not use on eczema or similar skin conditions.
Do not use if you are allergic to Chloroxylenol or any of the ingredients.
Do not use after the expiry date printed on the bottle.
Not recommended for use around cats.

3. HOW TO USE DETTOL ANTISEPTIC
CONCENTRATE for CUTANEOUS SOLUTION

DISINFECTANT

4.8%w/v

Do not use undiluted.
FOR WOUND CLEANING:
Wash the affected area with one large spoonful (12.5ml) of Dettol Antiseptic Disinfectant
Concentrate diluted to a half pint (1/4 litre) of water.
Cover with a dry gauze or lint.
PERSONAL HYGIENE:
Douching (when medically advised): 2 teaspoonfuls in 2 pints of warm water.
Dandruff: 1 tablespoon to 1 pint of warm water. Pour over scalp, leave for 10mins before
shampooing.
Spots and pimples: 1 tablespoonful in half pint of warm water.
Bathe affected area daily.
If swallowed, wash out mouth and drink plenty of water or milk. If contact is made with the
eyes, wash them thoroughly with cold water. In both cases, consult your doctor and take this
bottle with you.
4. POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
If you experience any side effects after using this product, speak to your pharmacist or doctor.
5. HOW TO STORE DETTOL ANTISEPTIC
CONCENTRATE for CUTANEOUS SOLUTION
Keep out of the reach and sight of children.

DISINFECTANT

4.8%w/v

6. FURTHER INFORMATION
Dettol Antiseptic Disinfectant 4.8%w/v Concentrate for Cutaneous Solution contains
Chloroxylenol 4.8%w/v as the active substance and also Pine oil, Isopropyl alcohol, Castor
oil, Caustic soda solution, Caramel, Water.
Dettol Antiseptic Disinfectant 4.8%w/v Concentrate for Cutaneous Solution is a clear amber
liquid. Once diluted in water it becomes a milky white solution. It is available in bottles of
250ml, 500ml, 750ml 4l.
Licence holder: Reckitt Benckiser Healthcare (UK) Limited
Slough, SL1 3UH
United Kingdom
Manufacturer: Reckitt Benckiser Healthcare (UK) Ltd, Dansom Lane, Hull, HU8 7DS., UK
This leaflet was last approved in 09/2010

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