Hypochlorous Acid (HOCl) is no lightweight when it comes to killing germs, and is increasingly being recognized as a weapon against the spread of SARS-CoV-2.
Your doubts about Hypochlorous Acid (HOCl)’s germ-killing abilities can be put to rest, as this disinfectant ingredient is effective against bacteria and viruses. HOCl is a powerful disinfectant that is already widely used in healthcare sterilization systems around the world, such as in countries like Japan, Korea, the US, and many more.
In Japan, Dr. Sanae Fujinawa, MEDI+KURIN’s Medical Advisor, has been using the solution throughout her 28 years of medical practice. Her team uses it to treat gum disease and to sterilize hospital equipment.
Dr. Sanae Fujinawa, MEDI+KURIN’s Medical Advisor, founder of Fujinawa Dental Clinic. Her team has been using the same patented Japanese technology that stabilized HOCl which MEDI+KURIN currently uses.
According to Dr. Sanae Fujinawa, MEDI+KURIN’s Hypochlorous Acid (HOCl) is lab-proven to be effective against bacteria, viruses, and germs- while still being safe enough for dental treatment! She describes the secret to our HOCl water is in a unique pH reaction that breaks down the walls of bacteria and viruses.
But what is HOCl, exactly? Read more about it here: Hypochlorous Acid: Nature’s Germ Killer
And we’d like to proudly point out that MEDI+KURIN’s Hypochlorous Acid (HOCl) is quality assessed to be 99.9% effective against harmful germs and bacteria.
MEDI+KURIN’s HOCl products kill 99.9% of germs, such as bacteria (E.coli, Staph, P. aeruginosa), fungi (C. albicans and A. niger), and foodborne bacteria (Salmonella and Listeria).
What’s more, Hypochlorous Acid (HOCl) disinfectants are EPA approved! The United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) lists Hypochlorous Acid (HOCl) as an effective disinfectant against SARS-CoV-2, and as of June 2020, 9 companies have had their HOCl-based products approved by USEPA, and medical experts are in support of its use!
To sum it up
As you can see, the buzz about Hypochlorous Acid (HOCl) products are true. Not only are MEDI+KURIN’s HOCl products lab-proven to be effective against 99.9% of germs, HOCl-based solutions, in general, are EPA-certified as effective germ-killers to be used in preventing SARS-CoV-2 spread.
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