Dettol Original Liquid Antiseptic Disinfectant 500ml

500 ML | £0.65 per 100ML

For first aid, medical & personal hygiene uses. Antiseptic.
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Active Ingredients: Chloroxylenol 4/8% w/v.


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Dettol Original Liquid Antiseptic Disinfectant 500ml

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Dettol Liquid is an effective concentrated antiseptic solution that kills bacteria and protects against the germs which can cause infection and illness. It can be used for antiseptic cleansing of minor wounds caused by cuts, bites, grazes, insect stings; for dandruff, spots and pimples and if medically advised, for personal hygiene.

Suitable for

Adults and children


Age Restriction

You must be at least 16 years old to purchase this product.

How to use

Please read the enclosed leaflet carefully before use.

Patient Information Leaflets are updated periodically by the manufacturer.

How to use Dettol Liquid: For application to the skin.

Wound cleansing:
Wash the affected area with two and a half teaspoons (12.5ml) of Dettol liquid diluted in 1/2 pint (1/4 litre) water. Cover with dry gauze or lint.

Personal hygiene/douching:
When medically advised: Two teaspoons (10mls) in 2 pints (1L) water.

One tablespoon in 1pt (1/2 L) warm water. Pour over scalp. Leave for 10 mins before shampooing.

Spots and pimples:
One tablespoon (15ml) in 1/2 pt (1/4L) of warm water. Bathe affected area daily. Do not use around eyes, ear, nose or mouth. If contact is made with the eyes, nose or mouth, wash them thoroughly with cold water. If swallowed, wash out mouth and drink plenty of water or milk. In both cases, consult a doctor and take this bottle with you.

Hazards and Cautions

Do not use Dettol Liquid:

  • On eczema or similar dry skin conditions
  • If you are allergic to Chloroxylenol or any of the other ingredients
  • After the expiry date printed on the bottle
  • Do not use undiluted
  • Do not swallow
  • Not recommended for use round cats

Pregnancy and breast feeding:
This product can be used during pregnancy.
Application of the product to the breast is not recommended during breast feeding.

Possible side effects:
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side-effects, although not everybody gets them. Side effects may include hypersensitivity, skin sensitisation or discolouration, contact dermatitis or burn on application site.

Reporting of side effects:
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet. You can also report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at: By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.

Keep out of the sight and reach of children.


This is a medicine;

  • Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have an underlying medical condition, are taking any other medication or complementary therapy, or if symptoms persist

  • Seek advice if you suffer from allergies

Active ingredients



Active ingredients: Dettol liquid contains Chloroxylenol 4.8% w/v as the active substance.

Also contains: Pine oil, Isopropyl alcohol, Caramel, Water and Caustic Soda Solution.

Also contains Castor Oil which may cause skin reactions. more less

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