Dettol, India’s most trusted germ protection brand, entered a new category with the launch ofits multi-use Dettol Antiseptic Creamprevents 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 craftedspeciallyto cater to the first aidneeds 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.
Commenting on the product launch, Dilen Gandhi, Regional Marketing Director, South Asia – Health &
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
The Dettol Antiseptic Cream TVC ‘Har Ghar ka First Aid’ raises awareness on catching an infection by not
addressing minor cuts or wounds.
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 INR 60 and is currently available across online
and offline pharmacies in India.