Sanyo Introduces Five Products with a Virus Washer System
Aug 28, 2006
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Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd., a leading provider of environment and energy related products and services, based on its vision “Think GAIA,” announced the sale of five new products, air purifier system, etc., with the “virus washer” system which removes airborne viruses and allergens with electrolyzed water. The new products will be sold in Japan from September 2006.

Sanyo has developed the virus washer system, which suppresses and removes bacteria without the use of any chemicals. This system utilizes tap water, which is very accessible and the company's proprietary electrolyzed water technology. The line-up of products with the virus washer system ranges from home use to commercial use, providing comfort and safety for everyday life.

The company aims to develop these products globally including those countries that are concerned with air quality such as Indonesia, China and Vietnam. It will also go forward in testing the water quality of these countries in order to prepare these products for market deployment.

The five products with the “virus washer” system include commercial use air purifying system (VW-VF10B), ceiling mounted cassette unit for packaged air conditioner (VW-SN07A), home use air purifier (ABC-VW24), home use vaporizing type humidifier (CFK-VW50G), and home use ceramic fan heater with humidifier (RSF-VW500)

The “virus washer” system, suppresses 99 percent of viruses. It also is effective in removing bacteria by electrolysis of tap water, which is readily available. This is possible by using the effect of electrolysis hypochlorous acid, which generates electrolyzed water. Electrolyzed water has a high level of safety and is capable of maintaining an effective state, when it comes in contact with bacteria and viruses will form hydroxyl radical, and remove viruses, bacteria, mold, organic dirt, odor, and oxidative decomposition of dye.

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