Frequently Asked Questions
Ozone is one of the most powerful disinfectants available. It is 50 times more effective at disinfection than the most popular disinfectant – chlorine, and as a gas it can penetrate all areas within a room, including crevices, fixtures, fabrics, and the undersurfaces of furniture, much more efficiently than manually applied liquid sprays and aerosols.
- Ozone is a naturally occurring gas. It is environmentally friendly, and safe when used properly and according to EPA Standards. USDA/NIH classify it is an Organic and Green disinfectant.
- Ozone leaves no harmful residuals that need to be removed after treatment. Ozone has a half-life of 15 minutes. It naturally decomposes into oxygen.
- Ozone destroys pathogens, odors and VOCs (Volatile Organic Compounds like Formaldehyde). It does not mask odors as deodorizers and air fresheners do, but rather eliminates them.
- The room must be vacated during the process and usually takes 2 to 3 hours to ventilate/aerate the area. Afterward, one can return to an odor-free, ultra-fresh disinfected environment.
This is a great way to augment your current disinfecting/cleaning protocol. Since Ozone is a gas, it will reach places that are otherwise hard to reach or missed by manual processes. Supplemental treatment may also be required between treatments in case of high risk event and Shock Ozone Treatment not possible due to timing.
High concentration of Ozone (>5 PPM) is a disinfectant used to destroy all bacteria, viruses, fungi and other pathogens. Ozone binds with the outer protein layers of pathogens and destroys their DNA/RNA.
Ozone will kill small ticks, fleas, bed bugs & termites. Requires longer treatment times depending on the level of infestation. An hour long treatment at the 10 PPM concentration for 2 – 3 days usually works.
To reach a 5+ PPM concentration you need to generate 10 mg/m3 (~yd3)
For Example:10’ H (ceiling) x 32’ W x 32’ L = 10000 ft3 = 37 yd3 Needs 370 mg
10g/hour Ozone Generator = 10000 mg/ 60 minutes = 166 mg/min
370/166 = 3 minutes to generate minimum required.
Run machine for 15 minutes, since Ozone gets depleted as it interacts and destroys pathogens in the environment.