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BETADINE® -
Trusted worldwide in healthcare institutions and homes for over 45 years.

Healthy healing starts with BETADINE®. Prevent infections early by killing the germs that cause them and protect your family2. BETADINE® products are convenient to use and prevent sore throats, feminine issues, minor cuts and grazes from becoming big issues2.

The active ingredient of BETADINE®, povidone-iodine, kill germs quickly to prevent infections24. Protect your family and support the healing process with this antiseptic. Individual response varies*

The choice of healthcare professionals.


BETADINE® products are widely used in hospitals, doctors, surgeries and sports medicine clinics.
Healthcare professionals recognise its antiseptic function, making it a key element of their treatment plans.


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1914 - 1918
In the First World War, iodine was found by Alexander Fleming to reduce the incidence of gas gangrene in the wounds of soldiers when compared to carbolic acid.
1955
Povidone-iodine was first released and quickly became the universally preferred iodine disinfectant.
1960s
Povidone-iodine preparations were introduced as an iodophor and its slow release of iodine within the formula was found to reduce the sting and irritation of traditional iodine treatments.
1963

BETADINE® is registered as a trademark and launched in several international markets. 

1969

BETADINE® antiseptic was chosen by NASA to wipe down Apollo 11 when it landed to sterilise the spacecraft against any space bacteria that might have hitched a ride.