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DETTOL MED 0.20% W/W CUTANEOUS SPRAY SOLUTION

Active substance(s): BENZALKONIUM CHLORIDE

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PACKAGING LEAFLET: INFORMATION FOR THE USER
DETTOL MED
0.20% w/w CUTANEOUS SPRAY,
SOLUTION (Benzalkonium
Chloride)
FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY
Important information about the ingredients of Dettol Med Cutaneous Spray
This product contains benzalkonium chloride 0.20% w/w as the active ingredient and
propylene glycol which may cause skin irritation.
Read all of this leaflet carefully because it contains important information for you.
This medicine is available without prescription. However, you still need to use Dettol Med
Cutaneous Spray carefully to get the best results from it.
- Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again.
- Ask your pharmacist if you need more information or advice.
- If any of the side effects gets serious, or if you notice any side effect not listed in this leaflet,
please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
You must contact your Doctor if symptoms worsen or do not improve after 5 days.
In this leaflet:
1. What Dettol Med Cutaneous Spray is and what it is used for
2. Before you use Dettol Med Cutaneous Spray
3. How to use Dettol Med Cutaneous Spray
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store Dettol Med Cutaneous Spray
6. Further information
1. WHAT DETTOL MED CUTANEOUS SPRAY IS AND WHAT IT IS USED FOR
Dettol Med Cutaneous Spray is used to cleanse fresh minor wounds and to get rid of common
bacteria associated with infection of minor wounds. The product is not intended to improve
wound healing or be used to improve wound healing.
It must not be used for large or serious wounds and it is intended for occasional, localised,
short-term use only. It should be used only once in 24 hours.
It is ready to use and requires no dilution.
2. BEFORE YOU USE DETTOL MED CUTANEOUS SPRAY
Do not use Dettol Med Cutaneous Spray
• On infants under 12 months of age
• If you are allergic or hypersensitive to Benzalkonium Chloride or any of the other
ingredients of Dettol Med Cutaneous Spray.
• Not for continuous use or for use more than once in 24 hours.
Take special care and avoid use
• Around the eyes, ears or genitalia, or in the mouth. In the case of accidental eye
contact, wash the eye out with large amounts of cold water.

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• Do not inhale, for External use only.
• On large injuries covering more than 5% of body area (5% is estimated to reflect
minor wounds of both knees and elbows).
Using other medicines
The use of Dettol Med Cutaneous Spray is not recommended while using any other similar
product as there are no studies about the effects when used with any other medicines.
Pregnancy and Breast feeding
Use during pregnancy and breast feeding is not expected to be associated with harmful effects
as skin absorption is minimal.
To avoid ingestion by a breast fed child, use on the breasts during breast feeding is not
advised.
Please seek the advice of a pharmacist or healthcare professional if you want to use this
product while pregnant or breast feeding.
Driving and using machines
Dettol Med Cutaneous spray will not affect your ability to drive or operate machines.
3. HOW TO USE DETTOL MED CUTANEOUS SPRAY
Always use Dettol Med Spray exactly as follows unless your doctor has told you something
different. You should check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
For external use only.
When first using or after a long period of not being used it may be necessary to prime the
spray first by spraying into a tissue or similar first to ensure a full spray is delivered to the
wound.
For adults and children over 6 years of age: Spray a full dose (1 to 2 sprays) once onto
each wound and leave for five minutes. If necessary, use a clean tissue or cotton wool to wipe
up any excess liquid.
For children aged between 1 and 6 years of age: Please seek the advice of a pharmacist or
healthcare professional before use if you have any concerns. Spray once (1 spray) onto each
wound (can only be applied to a maximum of 4 wounds at a time) and leave for five
minutes. If necessary, use a clean tissue or cotton wool to wipe up any excess liquid.
Spray from between 4 and 15 cms. Do not inhale.
Soap can deactivate the spray so do not use as well to wash the wound.
The Spray can be re-applied if the wound is reopened but it is not for continuous use and
should be used only once in 24 hours for a maximum of 3 – 5 days.
If you have any further questions on the use of this product, or have concerns about your
symptoms please consult a healthcare professional.

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4. POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
Like all medicines, Dettol Med Cutaneous Spray can cause side effects, although not
everybody gets them.
Very rare side effects (occur in less than 1 user in 10,000) have been reported following the
localised cleansing of minor wounds and have included skin itching, rashes, irritation,
burning, swelling and discolouration or reddening. There may be a reaction in the place where
the product was used, such as the skin splitting .In the event of such reactions please stop
using the product and seek the advice of a pharmacist or healthcare professional. If you suffer
from eczema, use of this product may make it worse. Hair loss has been reported.
If any of the side effects persist or gets serious, or if you notice any other side effects not
listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
5. HOW TO STORE DETTOL MED CUTANEOUS SPRAY
Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
Do not use Dettol Med Cutaneous Spray after the expiry date which is stated on the label after
EXP. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
There are no special requirements for storage.
Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist
how to dispose of medicines no longer required. These measures will help to protect the
environment.
6. FURTHER INFORMATION
What Dettol Med Cutaneous Spray contains
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The active substance is Benzalkonium chloride 0.20% w/w.

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The other ingredients are propylene glycol, sodium dihydrogen phosphate dihydrate,
disodium hydrogen phosphate dodecahydrate, mild pine fragrance, disodium edentate
dihydrate and purified water

What Dettol Med Cutaneous Spray Solution looks like and contents of the pack
Dettol Med Cutaneous Spray Solution is a clear colourless solution with the mild odour of
pine. It comes ready to use in pump spray bottles of 10ml and 100ml.
Not all pack sizes may be marketed.
Marketing Authorisation Holder and Manufacturer
MA holder:
Reckitt Benckiser Healthcare (UK) Limited
103-105 Bath Road, Slough, SL1 3UH
United Kingdom
Manufacturer: Reckitt Benckiser Healthcare (UK) Ltd,
Dansom Lane, Hull, HU8 7DS.
For more information please call Reckitt Benckiser free (in UK) on 0500 455 456
This leaflet was last approved in XXX/2015

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This medicinal product is authorised in the Member States of the EEA under the
following names:
Name of Member
state
Bulgaria
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Estonia
Greece
Hungary
Ireland
Italy
Latvia
Lithuania
Netherlands
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Slovak Republic
Slovenia
Spain

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