July 07, 2018

Once again Betadine make a remarkable record in the market as they introduce  Betadine® Natural Defense personal care product range and collaborate with Watsons Malaysia.

Betadine® Natural Defense contains natural ingredients and  free of 8 undesirable chemicals and believe  99.99% germs killing effect. It helps families achieve their personal hygiene needs on a daily basis with no compromises.

Why we should choose Betadine® Natural Defense ?

1) Free of 8 harmful chemical residues: SLS (Sodium Lauryl Sulfate), MIT (Methylisothiazolinone), Parabens, Triclosan, Triclocarbon, Paraben, Formaldehyde, Dioxane and BHT (Butylated Hydroxytoluene).

2) The products clinical proof  99.99% germ killing property,

3) Natural ingredients that nurturing the skin . The ingredients are manuka honey, pomegranate and tea tree. Organic aloe vera is added to produce a moisturizing effect and vitamin E for healthy looking skin.

Suresh Pragasam, Mundipharma Regional GM For South East Asia said, “Trusted by healthcare professionals, patients and consumers over 60 years, Betadine has been recognized as a global expert brand in fighting gems and infection.  We’re very excited about this breakthrough – a daily-use range that that does not contain the common harmful ingredients, includes healthy natural ingredients and protects against germs. It makes it a natural choice for people who want effective daily hygiene for themselves and their families but don’t want to compromise on quality.” 

Added to his speech, “We’re delighted to partner with Watsons on this launch – it’s a testament to the unique benefits of BETADINE® Natural Defense. Malaysia will be the second country we launch the range after it has proven to be incredibly popular in Thailand.”

 “In an effort to promote a healthy lifestyle and to minimize the risk of contracting germs, bacteria or viruses, attention should be focused on what we use on our skin on a daily basis. Customers, especially mothers who purchase products for the household, have a major responsibility in choosing the right personal care products that are safe for the whole family. As such, at Watsons, we aim to educate our customers to be aware of the potential harmful effects from certain chemicals used in personal care product. Our collaboration with Betadine will provide customers more and better choices to make a smart purchase and eventually drive further growth in the liquid soap category.” said Caryn Loh, Managing Director of Watsons Malaysia.

During the launch of BETADINE® Natural Defense at the One Utama shopping mall, renowned consultant dermatologist Dr. Ch'ng Chin Chwen was invited to share her insights on how people can take preventive measures to avoid harmful chemical exposure to themselves and their family. Shoppers who missed out on the launch event can participate in the BETADINE® Natural Defense ongoing roadshow at One Utama, where shoppers can test out the new product range as well as learn about making smart choice for personal care products. 

About Mundipharma 

Mundipharma’s independent associated companies are privately owned entities covering the world’s pharmaceutical markets. Mundipharma is a prime example of a company that consistently delivers high quality products while standing by the values that represent the company. Our mission is to alleviate the suffering of patients with cancer and non-cancer pain and to substantially improve their quality of life. Mundipharma is dedicated to bringing to patients with severe and debilitating diseases the benefit of novel treatment options in fields such as pain, oncology, oncology supportive care, ophthalmology, respiratory disease and consumer healthcare. For more information please visit:

About A.S. Watson Group

Established in Hong Kong in 1841, A.S. Watson Group is the largest international health and beauty retailer in Asia and Europe with over 13,300 stores in 25 markets. Each year, over three billion customers and members shop with our 13 retail brands, both in stores and online.

In Hong Kong, we operate more than 600 stores under four retail brands – Watsons, PARKnSHOP, FORTRESS, and Watson’s Wine. In addition, we manufacture and distribute high quality drinking water brand Watsons Water, as well as the famous juice drinks Mr. Juicy and Sunkist.  For the fiscal year 2015, A.S. Watson Group recorded revenue of HKD151.9 billion. We have over 130,000 employees worldwide, including 12,900 in Hong Kong. 

A.S. Watson Group is also a member of the world-renowned multinational conglomerate CK Hutchison Holdings Limited, which has five core businesses ‐ ports and related services, retail, infrastructure, energy and telecommunications in over 50 countries.

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