of Cleckheaton, Yorks. Telephone: Cleckheaton 1015. Cables: "Disinfect Cleckheaton"
1893 Originally established to manufacture sheep dips and phenolic disinfectants for agricultural and public health uses, Killgerm is now Europe’s largest distributor of public health pesticides.
1947 British Industries Fair Advert as Manufacturers of "Killgerm" Disinfectants and Insecticides. Full range of Black and White Germicides, Disinfectant Powder, Antiseptics, "Lysol", "B.P. Killgercide" Insecticide Spray and Powder containing DDT; Sheep Dips, containing DDT; and Wood Preservative. (Chemicals etc. Section - Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand No. A.1155) 
In 1976, following a management buy-out, it moved into new premises in Ossett, near Wakefield, where it has remained ever since.
It now operates as the Killgerm Group with three main trading divisions.
-  Killgerm Chemicals Website
Sources of Information
- 1947 British Industries Fair Advert 268; and p156