As bad as this current outbreak of the coronavirus has been, it has brought out the best in a wide range of people — particularly the scientific community. Scientists working in multiple disciplines have been fast-tracking vaccine testing, appearing on TV as unlikely rock stars, and discovering new ways for everyday people to fight infection.
One of the top ways that’s trending right now is a special kind of ultraviolet light. The wavelength known as UV-C light is emitted by the sun, but never penetrates our ozone layer. However, it can be replicated by man-made LED lights such as the ones in the Portable Rechargeable UV-C Sterilizer Wand, and these devices are proving very effective as a decontaminant on a variety of surfaces.
Hospitals have been using UV-C lamps to disinfect potential problem areas since before the coronavirus broke out, and recent research has shown this form of light may be especially useful against COVID-19. In a nutshell, it works by breaking down the DNA of smaller microorganisms like bacteria and allergens. It’s especially ideal for outdoor use since it does this without harming smartphones, touchscreens or other electronic devices the way that cleaning solutions or antibacterial wipes might.
This wand uses an LED lamp backed up by a 2,000 mAh battery. The UV-C light it emits is in the 240 ~ 280 nm wavelength, which means in just a few seconds it can eliminate 99.9% of germs and bacteria. Around the house, you can use it for an additional line of defense against disease by disinfecting toys, bedsheets and phones. When you’re heading outside for supplies, you can keep safe by waving it over toilet seats, countertops, gas pumps or anywhere that sees heavy human contact.
It’s safe for short-term skin exposure, but it does have a child lock feature and an automatic shutoff setting when idle. With a rechargeable battery, it’s built to last and can certainly save money over wipes and sanitizer in the long term.
Pick up your Portable Rechargeable UV-C Sterilizer Wand here for $59.99, down 40% from the previous retail price.
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