The US President expressed the possibility of using the chemical in this way to combat COVID-19.
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The company of Disinfectant for Lysol and Detoll released a message this Friday clarifying that their products should under no circumstances be taken or injected to combat this Covid-19 coronavirus, according to the American president Donald Trump He would express this proposal at a press conference in the White House.
According to reports CNNOn Thursday April 23, Trump said that scientists were studying the effects of disinfectants on surfaces. “I see the disinfectant removes everything in a minute. Is there a way to do it by injecting it into the body like a cleansing … it would be interesting to check that out,” Trump said. “Sounds interesting to me,” he added.
Reckitt Benckiser, manufacturer of the disinfectants, immediately denied the possibility of using their chemicals in the human body and that they should under no circumstances be consumed in this way.
Image: Reckitt Benckiser
In addition, the Environmental Protection Agency noted that Lysol disinfectants should only be used on surfaces. “Never use the product on yourself or others. Do not take disinfectants.”