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 efficacy

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 regulatory standards and requirements. 

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. 


As a fundamental part of our ethical approach we are committed to not conducting animal testing unless we are legally required to. If the safety of the product is in question or there is a requirement to provide pre-human clinical trial information for our health portfolio, we will undergo testing. 

When our products are used correctly, they may be safe to use around pets. However, do not allow pets to lick or walk over wet and freshly disinfected surfaces. Ensure to thoroughly rinse off feeding bowls/toys before handing them back to your pet. Use disinfectants safely. Always read the label and product information before use. 

This depends on the product in question. Please visit the product description page to learn more. 

We have Dettol Antiseptic Liquid that is perfectly suitable for children’s equipment. Please visit the product description for the product in question to learn more.  

Packaging & Purchasing

We are committed to removing and reducing our use of single use plastic packaging wherever possible to help address and reduce the effect it has on our planet. To learn more about our sustainability efforts, read more here:

To find out where you can purchase our products, please visit the product’s description pages to learn where it’s available.