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The Guardian Technologies germguardian UV-C Room Air Sanitizer kills over 99% of airborne bacteria. It also kills airborne mold spores and fights odors. Use it in the home, office, classroom or daycare to help sanitize the air.
How Does It Work?
* Over 99% efficacyis proven by tests performed by the Harvard School of Public Health and independent third-party laboratory testing.
What is UV-C?
UV-C is part of the ultra-violet light spectrum that is filtered out by the earth's atmosphere. The 'C' stands for the particular frequency of UV light that kills germs. Why is UV-C so effective at destroying germs?
UV-C light is highly effective at penetrating thin-walled germs like viruses and bacteria. The light alters the genetic structure of the germs and they die. Is this new technology?
No. UV-C has been used to kill germs for almost 100 years. The first usage was in France in 1909 to disinfect their water system. This technology is still used today in hospitals, commercial buildings and custom homes to kill germs.
How big is the product?
The UV-C Air Sanitizer is 17-inches tall and weighs less than five pounds.
Is the product expensive to operate?
No. The UV-C bulb uses less energy than a standard light bulb.
How long will the bulb last?
The UV-C bulb will last between 5,000 and 6,000 hours, approximately 6-8 months of use.
Will I need to replace the bulb?
Yes, after 6,000 hours the bulb will lose approximately 15% of its efficiency. To maintain optimum performance it is recommended to change the bulb.
How do I know when I need to change my bulb?
The bulb will flicker or change colors. That is an indication that the bulb is failing and needs to be replaced.
Why is the UV-C Air Sanitizer made with steel and aluminum?
Steel is a high-quality material that does not deteriorate when exposed to UV-C light for long periods of time. The aluminum used for the UV-C chamber is highly reflective to UV-C light, which significantly increases the effectiveness of the UV-C Air Sanitizer.
Why doesn't the UV-C Air Sanitizer emit ozone?
The type of UV-C bulb used in the UV-C Air Sanitizer is a special one that does not emit ozone out of the product.
How long is the warranty?
The UV-C Air Sanitizer has a 5-year limited product warranty. See instructional manual for further warranty information.
Does the product require regular cleaning or maintenance?
The only recommended maintenance is to replace the UV-C bulb and filter annually.
Where should I use the product?
The UV-C Air Sanitizer can be used at home, in an office environment, hotel rooms, doctor"s office, or anywhere indoors where there is a desire or need to sanitize the air. The UV-C Air Sanitizer is not designed for outdoor use.
Is the product safe around children or pets?
Yes. The UV-C Air Sanitizer is as safe as any other device that uses 120V of electricity. While all children and pets are advised not to play with the unit or its electrical cord, there are no additional safety risks. The UV-C Air Sanitizer is cool to the touch and safe around children and pets.
If I buy the Pluggable will I get sick?
The purchase of a UV-C Air Sanitizer does not prevent illness. germguardian" is designed to destroy over 99% of airborne bacteria*.
* Over 99% efficacy is proven by tests performed by the Harvard School of Public Health and independent third-party laboratory testing.
These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.