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Dettol Frequently Asked Questions

How can we help you? Here you can find our most frequently asked questions. If you can’t find the answer to your question, please use the search bar on our website or contact us.

Product usage

Our disinfectant products contain active substances which have bactericidal and/or virucidal activity. In order to confirm the level of active substances, all products are tested according to European standards.

Our cleansing products are specifically designed to disinfect. For example Surface Cleanser kills 99.9% of bacteria and viruses*. Our cleaning products are specifically designed for high cleaning performance. For example, our Multi Purpose Cleaner, additionally to is antibacteria properties, tackles tough kitchen grease and bathroom dirt.

Dettol kills 99.9% of viruses and bacteria* that cause cold and flu including the human coronavirus.  Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses ranging from the common cold to much more serious diseases. Learn more about coronavirus

You may need to thoroughly rinse after using a Dettol product. To learn whether this is necessary, please visit our the product description page for the product in question.

While some of our wipes are biodegradable, please do not flush any wipes as the may cause blockages to your home drainage and the country’s sewers. Please dispose of in a composting bin if used for food spillages or in your general waste bin for anything else.