Dubai Municipality on Tuesday issued a statement refuting a rumour circulating on social media channels regarding Dettol soap.
The municipality's Health and Safety Department clarified that the information, which has been circulating in a video clip of an interview with an Arab television channel indicating that Dettol soap has a poisonous chemical substance, has no basis, news agency WAM reported.
The Consumer Goods Safety Section in the Municipality said the claims have no scientific basis and are also incorrect according to the product database of the municipality.
The municipality also confirmed that all products are allowed to be traded in Dubai only after the results of the tests match the approved control procedures that guarantee the safety of the product.
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