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Prozone approved by TÜV SÜD
Vectair Systems' Prozone has been approved by TÜV SÜD to the standard BS EN60335 parts 1 and 2 - said to be the first ever ozone generator to achieve this standard.
"Ultimately," says Vectair, "this demonstrates Prozone as a product that cannot only clean the air around us effectively, but as one that is also completely safe to users."
Prozone produces ozone, which destroys harmful micro-organisms and breaks down odour causing compounds - therefore destroying the unpleasant smells they produce. Ozone production is limited to a certain voltage, to ensure that we humans aren't affected by harmful substances. There is a limitation of standards available for ozone generators; the nearest available standard is BS60335-2-65 for air cleaning devices.
Typically, air cleaning devices use ionisation where one of the by-products is the production of ozone. The ozone produced by this method is uncontrolled and erratic and as a result of this, no ozone generator has been able to pass the standard.
However, through extensive field testing and an independent evaluation by TÜV SÜD, tests have confirmed the output of ozone from Prozone falls below the occupational exposure limits for all countries within the European Union (provided the operating instructions are followed). The validation tests for this requirement were carried out by TÜV SÜD, one of the world's leading technical providers of testing services.
Paul Wonnacott, Managing Director, Vectair Systems says: "We are thrilled to learn that our Prozone ozone generator has reached the highly sought-after standards of TÜV SÜD, without compromising on its effectiveness; killing up to 99.5% of airborne bacteria and viruses."
The above health & safety requirements for the emissions of such a generator are just part of the approval process of Prozone, which has also passed the electrical safety standards for BS / EN60335 parts 1 and 2-65.
18th July 2013