A closer look at two of the leading water-based sustainable cleaning and disinfecting solutions.
As a leading sustainable solutions provider, we deliver an impartial service to help you reach your goals. We also recognise that one of the biggest problems today is the use of countless synthetic chemicals in the everyday cleaning of offices, vessels, and many other work environments.
More businesses are asking themselves:
The good news is that there are products and solutions that answer ‘yes’ to all of these. Two of these are electro-chemically activated water (ECA) and Stabilized Aqueous Ozone (SAO). Both are water-based solutions that offer a fully sustainable way to:
But to understand a little more about how they work and what they do, here’s a quick summary…
ECA water, or electro-chemically activated water, is a disinfectant that utilises electrical current to transform regular tap water into a powerful cleaner. This technology uses an electrolysis process to create two streams of water: one acidic and one alkaline. The acidic stream contains hypochlorous acid, a potent disinfectant, whilst the alkaline stream produces sodium hydroxide, a detergent.
ECA water’s effectiveness can depend on factors such as the concentration of its active ingredient hypochlorous acid (HOCl) and application method. But ECA Water has been shown to be more effective than bleach to clean and disinfect, and with a concentration of 50-60 mg/L HOCl has strong antimicrobial properties against a range of microorganisms, including bacteria and viruses.
Unlike traditional cleaning agents that often contain harmful chemicals such as chlorine bleach, ECA water is non-toxic and safe for both humans and the environment. It is also completely hypoallergenic and therefore does not requite any PPE or protective clothing to use. ECA water is completely safe, but it’s also important to always follow the product’s guidelines on use carefully.
SAO water is a specialised type of water that has undergone the process of electrolysis to produce a highly potent solution containing hypochlorous acid and other beneficial compounds. This water has been shown to have various health benefits due to its strong antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant properties.
SAO water has been extensively studied for its use in wound healing, disinfection, food preservation, and oral hygiene applications. It is considered safe and non-toxic, making it an excellent alternative to harsh chemicals typically used for cleaning and sterilisation purposes.
Like ECA, SAO is hypoallergenic. Research suggests it could also be used as a supplement for personal hygiene due to its ability to kill harmful microorganisms while being gentle on the skin. Overall, SAO water is a promising new technology with numerous potential applications in various fields.
Because ECA and SAO are produced on-demand with only electricity and tap water, they offer a sustainable solution for companies looking to reduce their carbon footprint. Many believe these solutions are the future of effective and sustainable cleaning solutions for businesses seeking to be responsible and maintain a high level of cleanliness. That’s why they’re already being used by some of the world's biggest brands.
Both solutions can replace most traditional chemical cleaning and disinfecting products in a variety of settings, such as food processing plants, hospitals, and schools. They also offer other benefits over conventional chemicals, including cost-effectiveness, improved safety for workers and users, and the ability to effectively eradicate harmful microorganisms without leaving harmful residues.
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