Preparation and usage
For medical uses: cuts, bites, abrasions, insect stings- wash with solution of 1 capful in 250ml (approx. 1 cup) of water (1 part in 20), cover with dry gauze or lint. Midwifery- 1capful in 500ml (approx. 2 cups) of water (1 part in 40) for routine external antisepsis. For personal hygiene: bathing- 1-2 capfuls in the bath is hygienic and refreshing. Although a gentle antiseptic, do not use for babies except on medical advice. For household use: laundry- linen, napkins, handkerchiefs, etc. 1 capful in 500ml (approx. 2 cups) of water (1 part in 40). Floors and hard surface- 2 capfuls in a bucket of water (1 part in 10). lavatories, sinks, drains etc. - use undiluted 'dettol'.
Dettol is one of the many brands of Reckitt Benckiser, a British multinational consumer goods company headquartered in Slough, England. It was formed in 1999 to produce health, hygiene, and home products.