Frequently Asked Questions

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1. What makes Lizol brand products different from other brands of disinfectant surface cleaners?

For generations, consumers across the world have trusted the Lizol (Lysol outside India) brand to help them clean and disinfect their home. The makers of Lizol create a variety of household cleaning products that are designed with your needs in mind, to help you do the best for your home. Lizol kills 99.9% of Salmonella, E. coli, Staphylococcus germs in 60 seconds.

2. How is Lizol better than Phenyls and ordinary surface Cleaners?

  • Lizol Kills 10 time more germs than Phenyls - thus assuring you and your family of complete protection from germs.
  • Lizol has real cleaning power that Phenyls don't have.
  • Unlike Phenyls, Lizol is safe to use on all household surfaces
  • Lizol not only disinfects and cleans, but also leaves a pleasant lingering fragrance.

3. Why is disinfecting so important?

We know you want to do the best for your family. You can do just that, by helping to protect your family from the spread of illness-causing germs such as Salmonella and E. coli. Not all household cleaning products disinfect. But by using Lizol branded disinfecting products, you can feel confident that you are doing the best for your family.

4. Are there any Lizol Disinfectant surface cleaners that have a pleasant fragrance?

Yes. Lizol Disinfectant Surface Cleaner brand products are formulated with fresh pleasant scents for consumers to enjoy while they are using them. In fact, Lizol Disinfectant Surface Cleaner products are available in a variety of scents like Pine, Citrus and Floral.

5. What surfaces can I use this product on?

Lizol Disinfectant surface cleaner may be used on hard, nonporous surfaces throughout your home. Lizol cleans, disinfects and deodorizes regular and no-wax floors, non-wood cabinets. For painted surfaces, it is recommended that the product first be tested in a small inconspicuous area.

In the kitchen, Lizol Disinfectant surface cleaner may be used on countertops, refrigerators, non-wood cabinets, sinks, stovetops, and microwave ovens. For the bathroom, it may be used for tiles, tubs, porcelain. And for all around the house, it may be used on floors, garbage cans, in the basement, in the garage.

6. Can I use this inside my refrigerator?

Yes. Lizol Disinfectant surface cleaner may be used on the inside of a refrigerator. However, you must remove all Food, and rinse well after using the product.

7. Can I use this to kill mold and mildew?

Yes. Lizol Disinfectant surface cleaner controls the growth of mold and mildew. It kills the mold, but removal of the stain associated with mold and mildew can sometimes be tough.

8. Does this contain bleach or ammonia?

Lizol Disinfectant surface cleaner contains neither bleach nor ammonia.

Lizol Power Cleaner is a bleach based product.

9. What kind of germs does Lizol Disinfectant Surface Cleaner Kill?

Lizol Disinfectant Surface Cleaner is perfect for using in your kitchen, and helping to prevent the spread of foodborne bacteria. It kills germs such as:

  • Salmonella
  • Escherichia coli
  • Campylobacter Jejuni
  • Listeria
  • Staphylococcus aureus
  • Streptococcus pyogenes

10. Does Lizol DFC protect from COVID 19.

The release of the SARS-CoV-2 strain that causes Covid19, for testing purposes, RB commissioned independent laboratory tests with MICROBAC, a USA based internationally acclaimed laboratory, to assess the effectiveness of Lizol disinfectant surface cleaners against SARS-CoV-2 strain. We are pleased to confirm for the Indian market, Lizol disinfectant surface cleaners (including all fragrance variants) has demonstrated effectiveness (>99.9% inactivation) against 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), SARS-CoV-2 when used undiluted i.e neat on non-porous surfaces with a contact time of 5 mins. Learn More

11. How to use Lizol DFC and where all can it be used.

The product can be used on any hard non-porous surface like floor, kitchen slabs, counters etc  in a manner as prescribed in the usage instruction given on the pack.

12. Which bacteria and virus it kills.

When used Diluted it kills- E coli, S aureus, E Hirae and S enterica.

When used neat it Kills- RSV, H1N1, E coli, S aureus, E Hirae and S enterica.

13. Can Lizol DFC be used as hand sanitizer.

No, Lizol Disinfectant Surface Cleaner is a surface cleaner and is not meant for personal use. It is only meant for non-porous hard surfaces. Even in the safety direction given on the  pack, it is clearly mentioned that in case the product comes in contact with skin and eyes then rinse cautiously with water and if the irritation persist then medical help should be taken. Nonetheless, there are variety of products available under the RB portfolio which can be used for sanitization, disinfection or germ removal which you can use.

14. How often should I use the product.

It is recommended to use the product once per day, as per usage instructions on the back of pack label

15. Is the product food safe, since you are recommending to use on Kitchen Slabs.

Yes, it is safe to be used on kitchen counters if used strictly as per the instructions given on the pack which basically recommends to apply the product, leave it for 10 minutes and then rinse it off with clean water.

16. We also saw a product Lizol Trigger, do they also kill virus.

There are variety of products under the RB umbrella which can be used for sanitization, disinfection or germ removal. Lizol Trigger has not been tested for killing viruses but it has the ability to remove 99.9% germs from surfaces.

17. Can it be used on other surfaces

Yes, it can be used on any hard non-porous surfaces.

18. I am unable to find Lizol Disinfectant Surface Cleaner can you please let me know about the availability of stocks.

Lizol Disinfectant Surface Cleaner is available across retail outlets like- grocery stores, modern trade stores and ecommerce portals. In case there is an issue getting stocks, you can write to us at – indiahelp@rb.com and we will resolve your concern on priority.