Covid-19: ITC Savlon Launches Zero Contact Surface Disinfectant Spray

The spray claims to kill 99.99% germs including virus, bacteria, molds & fungi, along with contagious viruses like H1N1, Rotavirus & Norovirus.

In the ongoing fight against Covid-19, health stipulations have mandated two important facets to help protect against the deadly virus – hand hygiene and the hygiene of frequently touched surfaces. Hand hygiene is critical and continues to be in conversation with educative programmes to enhance awareness and the introduction of handwashes and hand sanitisers.

The relevance and the importance of surface disinfection is increasingly being accepted now.  Frequently touched surfaces are high contact areas through which germs are transmitted and can increase chances of infection. Many have adopted homemade, often cumbersome, ways to clean such surfaces. At times, the disinfection is not very effective due to the design of the surface, making nooks difficult to reach.

To make this new routine more convenient and very effective, ITC’s leading hygiene brand Savlon has announced the launch of Savlon Surface Disinfectant Spray. The easy to use spray kills 99.99% germs around home including virus, bacteria, molds & fungi. It also claims to kill commonly contagious viruses like H1N1, Rotavirus & Norovirus.

Tables, door knobs, chairs, sofas, etc. are spaces in homes and commercial areas that are touched often by several people. Cleaning these areas properly is critical to maintain the health and hygiene of the people who come in contact with these surfaces and their families. The disinfectant spray disinfects and deodorizes in one easy step.  Its unique spray formula can be used on various hard and soft surfaces alike, leaving behind a fresh and pleasant smell. The active ingredients in this formulation also kills certain antibiotic-resistant germs. Spray once on these high contact areas through which germs are transmitted, and allow it to air dry. There is no need to wipe it down.

Speaking on augmentation of Savlon’s portfolio, Sameer Satpathy, Divisional Chief Executive, Personal Care, ITC Limited said, “Savlon has accelerated the launch of effective products in this unprecedented battle against COVID-19. We picked up this need to disinfect surfaces in our consumer work and decided to quickly introduce it into the market.  This has been possible only due to ITC’s research and development capabilities and strengths in innovation & distribution. The innovative Savlon Surface Disinfectant spray introduces a hassle-free and convenient way to effectively clean hard and soft frequently touched surfaces. Disinfecting homes and surfaces will continue to be a critical need hereon and a zero-contact disinfectant like Savlon Surface Disinfectant Spray will definitely help prevent transfer of disease-causing germs.”

Savlon Surface Disinfectant Spray is available in a spray pack of 170 g priced at INR 159. It is being rolled out across retail channels and online platforms throughout the country.

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