Dettol enters a new category with Dettol multi-use antiseptic cream

By 21 Nov 2022

Dettol, India’s most trusted germ protection brand, entered a new category with the launch of its multi-use Dettol antiseptic cream which prevents infection in a variety of minor wounds, cuts, scratches. Dettol antiseptic cream is the only product in the Dettol portfolio to be exclusively available in drugstores and pharmacies across India. This Made in India product is formulated and crafted specially to cater to the first aid needs of Indian consumers.

This Made in India product is formulated and crafted specially to cater to the first aid needs of Indian consumers

Nielsen’s consumer research indicates that only 56% of consumers use any form of branded first aid products, while the remaining 44% use basic home remedies or avoid applying anything with a marginal few consulting a doctor. With the launch of this antiseptic cream, Dettol aims to create a niche for itself in the cuts and wounds segment, building on its existing antiseptic liquid heritage. This OTC product with its soothing formulation is an effective and easy-to-use first level treatment attending to various kinds of minor cuts/wounds to prevent infections. 

Dilen Gandhi, regional marketing director, South Asia, health and nutrition, Reckitt, said, “As market leaders, it is our responsibility to address consumer gaps with products that cater to the needs of the Indian consumer. Dettol antiseptic cream is OTC product to be used by consumers to address minor cuts, and injuries to avoid the spread of any infection on open wounds. With this cream we want consumers to manage their first aid needs more effectively and efficiently. This Made in India product is a simple and safe product built on Dettol’s iconic antiseptic liquid heritage.”

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Dettol Antiseptic Cream with its soothing formulation can be used directly on minor cuts — including kitchen cuts, shaving cuts, wounds, scratches, shoe bites, and minor burns without stinging while delivering 99.9% germ protection and preventing infection. A 30-mg pack of Dettol antiseptic cream is the first ever over-the-counter product by Dettol priced at Rs 60 and is currently available across online and offline pharmacies in India.

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