Creolin/Creolina – The original
Coventry Chemicals through its associated company William Pearson led the world development of Black disinfectants.
Black disinfectants are based on phenolic chemistry. Phenols have been used as disinfectants and antiseptics following work originally done by Joseph Lister with carbolic acid derived from coal tar in 1865. Around 1880, William Pearson developed a mixture of creosote dissolved in soap calling it Creolina. The William Pearson Company is still in the Coventry Chemicals Group of companies.
Creolin/Creolina with its characteristic phenolic smell has proved popular for general disinfection in hospitals, homes, hotels, restaurants, farms and veterinary sites. They are also popular for use in kennels, stables and pig housing. Creolina is also used in medicated shampoo or as a general hair wash against dry scalp disease.
Black disinfectants give good control of gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria in drains, toilets, floors and public places.
Although phenolic products are licensed for use in many parts of the world, they are not available for sale in Europe.
- Broad spectrum activity against bacteria and viruses
- Effective in all temperature conditions
- Ideal for areas of high contamination
- Effective in hard water conditions
- Available in: 5 litre, 25 litre, 200 litres
- Not available in Europe and the UK