Dettol disinfectant is a high-efficiency disinfectant mainly based on para-chloro-xylenol. Its main component is para-chloro-xylenol (PCMX). It is a colorless or brown liquid, which is widely used in hotels, hospitals, restaurants, households and for other sanitation and disinfection.
In 1932, Dr. Reynolds, a British bacteriologist, successfully developed Dettol disinfectant and it was used in hospitals.
Instructions for Skin disinfection, mild cuts and scrapes:
Take 1 bottle cap (20ml) and add 416ml of water, the effective concentration is 0.22% (w/v), wash the wound for 3-5 minutes, and then wrap it with a dry gauze or bandage.
Clothing disinfection: Rinse, machine wash. Add the stock solution at a ratio of 1:52 during the washing process.
Soaking: Take 3 caps and add 1.25 liters of water, the effective concentration is 0.09% (w/v). It is used for soaking fabrics for 3-5 minutes for underwear, outerwear, socks, etc., and about 5 minutes for swimwear, children's diapers, rags, napkins, towels, etc.
Household disinfection: Disinfection of floors and home surfaces: Take 3 bottle caps and add 1.25 liters of water, the effective concentration is 0.22% (w/v) It is used to clean the surface of the object such as toilets, sinks, ditches, waste bins. Sterilize with stock solution for about 5 minutes.
- Pay attention to the usage and dosage when using the disinfection solution, and the effect will be better when used in correct proportion;
- Dettol disinfectant solution is for external use only, it must be used only after dilution, and cannot be swallowed under any circumstances;
- Keep it in a cool place out of the reach of children;
- If you accidentally get into your eyes, rinse with water or seek medical attention.