Island Pride Red Carbolic Germicidal Bath Soap is a mild disinfectant soap containing carbolic acid, a natural compound extracted from coal tar. Island Pride is manufactured in Indonesia. Remembered by many older Americans as the household soap of their childhood, real carbolic soap is often sought after by many simply for its nostalgic natural scent. By killing bacteria, it acts as a mild deodorant when used as a body soap. Many people report it is great for clearing up acne.