Using a Disinfectant liquid in bathing water – Yes or No?

Mothers are taking a more active role in key decisions for matters concerning their children’s health. Childhood isn’t always all about fun and games, because as children develop life skills, they are equally vulnerable to germs and viruses.

The need for protection is rooted in the challenges of growing up. Teaching children the importance of personal hygiene at a young age is crucial, as healthy children perform at their optimum.

Mothers face the daily challenge of choosing products that will protect their families. It is natural for mums to be apprehensive about trying different products on their children.

Over the years, Dettol has been a leader in germ protection helping to protect the health of families throughout the world through better hygiene.  Through brand evolution and ongoing efforts to encourage good hygiene, Dettol is adding a new product to its family.

Introducing the NEW Dettol Disinfectant Liquid with Aloe Vera that is specially formulated for bathing.

You may ask – is it good to add a disinfectant liquid to my bath water?

The answer is yes.

“Using a Disinfectant Liquid as part of your daily hygiene routine is important” says Dr Louw, pathologist at the National Health Laboratory Service (NHLS). When skin is clean and moisturised, it improves overall hygiene”.

Aloe-derived ingredients reduces flaking and restoring suppleness of the skin gently[1].

Dettol Disinfectant Liquid has added Aloe Vera, which is gentle on skin*  and kills 100 illness causing germs when diluted in bath water **.

And what’s more – wonder 9/10 Home Tester Club members would recommend Dettol Disinfectant Liquid with Aloe Vera every day at bath time[2]. (Sample of 373 Home Tester Club Members)


* Use as per indicated dosage instructions on label. Not for use in children below the age of one.

** Reference: Data on file. Recommended usage as per label directions.


[2] Based on a survey, in which 346 out of 373 Home Tester Club Members who tried Dettol Disinfectant Liquid with Aloe Vera indicated they would recommend Dettol Disinfectant Liquid with Aloe Vera for daily bathing.