Para-chloro-meta-xylenol, shortly noted PCMX ( C8H9ClO ). (Xylenol is diMethyl-hydroxy-benzene). This makes up 4.8% of Detto-San total mixture. The rest is composed of pine oil, isopropanol, castor oil soap, caramel, and water. Go to top of the page
Therapeutic indications

Medical - for cuts, bites, abrasions and insect stings. Personal hygiene - for douching, dandruff; and spots and pimples. Posology and method of administration
For external use only.

  • Medical uses : For cuts, bites, abrasions and insect stings: wash the area with one tablespoonful of Detto-San diluted in a half pint of water and cover with dry gauze or lint.For urgent application, Detto-San may be used undiluted, but not on sensitive skins.
  • Personal hygiene: For douching (when medically advised): two teaspoonfuls of Detto-San diluted in two pints of warm water. For dandruff: one tablespoonful of Detto-San diluted in one pint of warm water. Saturate hair and scalp for 10 minutes, then shampoo. For spots and pimples: bathe the affected area daily with one tablespoonful of Detto-San diluted in half a pint of warm water (not for eczematous conditions).

Special warnings and precautions for use
For external use only.
If swallowed, wash out mouth and drink plenty of water or milk. If contact is made with eyes, wash thoroughly with cold water. In both cases consult your doctor.
Keep out of the reach of children.
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Shelf life : Three years.
Special precautions for storage : There are no special precautions for storage.
Nature and contents of container
Polypropylene and Polyvinylchloride bottles with polypropylene screw cap with PVdC faced wadding.Pack sizes: 500, and 1000ml.
Plastic Bottles: Pack Sizes: 5L, and 20L.