ITC Savlon accelerates innovation to help fight against Covid-19 with the launch of Savlon Surface Disinfectant Spray
Kolkata, April 16, 2020: ITC’s leading hygiene brand Savlon announces the launch of Savlon Surface Disinfectant Spray. The easy to use spray kills 99.99% germs around the home including viruses, bacteria, molds & fungi. It also kills commonly contagious viruses like H1N1, Rotavirus & Norovirus. Savlon Surface Disinfectant Spray is available in a spray pack of 170g priced at INR 159. It is being rolled out across retail channels and online platforms throughout the country.
Tables, doorknobs, chairs, sofas, etc. are spaces in homes and commercial areas that are touched often by several people. Cleaning these areas properly is critical to maintaining the health and hygiene of the people who come in contact with these surfaces and their families. The zero contacts Savlon Surface 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 while killing 99.99% germs. The active ingredients in this formulation also kill 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, which does not need a subsequent wipe down, will definitely help prevent the transfer of disease-causing germs. The development and the subsequent launch across India in a short period of time, is a testament to innovative and passionate teams of ITC, working round the clock in this fight against the virus.”
The Savlon Surface Disinfectant Spray is the second consecutive launch by ITC Savlon during the lockdown period, the first being Savlon’s advanced hand sanitizer Savlon Hexa for quick and persistent action.