The makers of Lysol and Dettol were forced to warn people not to ingest their products on Friday after the President suggested a disinfectant injection could be a way to battle coronavirus.
Reckitt Benckiser issued a statement revealing that “Due to recent speculation and social media activity” the company had been asked “whether internal administration of disinfectants may be appropriate” against COVID-19.
“As a global leader in health and hygiene products, we must be clear that under no circumstance should our disinfectant products be administered into the human body (through injection, ingestion or any other route),” the statement warned.
“As with all products, our disinfectant and hygiene products should only be used as intended and in line with usage guidelines. Please read the label and safety information.”
The inquiry came after Donald Trump’s most recent press…