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In the Ozone Zone - a Step Towards Chlorine Free

Following ‘extensive’ trials, LCC is installing Lotus Pro aqueous ozone (AO) systems into the cleaning rooms of many of its larger client sites in what it states is enabling its staff to provide more hygienic and effective cleaning.

Lotus Pro is fully tested and reportedly exceeds Green Seal Environmental Standards (GS-037) as an industrial cleaner. Testing by the Toxics Use Reduction Institute (TURI) scored 50/50 for cleaning power and ‘green benefits’.

Lotus Pro takes mains water and introduces an extra oxygen atom to an oxygen molecule and water molecules. This creates what is said to be a highly efficient natural cleaning agent that breaks down dirt, grease and other contaminants without any toxic presence.

When used as a sanitiser or disinfectant, AO is a broad range anti-microbial agent that works faster and more effectively against pathogens than chlorine bleach but without the fumes and toxic residues.

Only one AO unit needs installing in the cleaning cupboard, regardless of size of building, to enable staff a source of aqueous ozone for a wide range of cleaning tasks.

“We recently found that AO would remove carpet stains that no chemical could handle,” stated Lorraine Larman, Safety and Training Manager, LCC. “It is suitable for use in hospitals, stadia, shopping centres and heavy user washrooms to sanitise toilet seats. This unit is a powerful sanitiser and will kill 99.99% of bacteria and viruses including Salmonella, Streptococcus Faecalis, Norovirus and Hepetitus A.”

Picture: LCC has installed Lotus Pro aqueous ozone systems into the cleaning rooms of many of its larger client sites

Article written by Cathryn Ellis

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