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How Effective is Hypochlorous Acid?

How Effective Is Hypochlorous Acid In Cleaning and Disinfecting?

Do you know that Hypochlorous Acid is the oldest natural disinfectant that ever exists? It exists inside the body of 7.8 billion people in this world. Hypochlorous Acid is the substance that our white blood cells produce to fight against infections. It is an active ingredient in electrolyzed water that industrial technology uses for cleaning and sanitation. In this post, we will discuss how effective Hypochlorous Acid is in cleaning and disinfecting.

How is Hypochlorous Acid Made Effective?

The basic concept is when salt (molecules made of Sodium and Chloride) and water (molecules made of hydrogen and oxygen) is applied with an electrical current, the molecules will break apart, forming two new molecules: Hypochlorous acid (HOCl) and Sodium Hydroxide (NaOH)

Hypochlorous acid (HOCl)

HOCl is a natural and effective disinfectant with anti-microbial power that eliminates germs and viruses. When the pH level of the solution is decreased, the HOCl is then made into the same substance and structure of your immune system.

Sodium Hydroxide (NaOH)

Sodium Hydroxide is a standard solution widely used primarily in toothpaste, skin moisturizers, and cleaning products like detergent soap. The concentration varies depending on the product, and also the toxicity level varies.

Hypochlorous Acid for Healthcare

HOCl is widely used in the healthcare and medical industries. FDA certified HOCl is used for wound healing, wound care, and eye care. Veterinary products also use Hypochlorous Acid. Continuous extensive research about HOCl is done to maximize its capacity to kill bacteria and dangerous viruses. Moreover, HOCl is useful in disinfecting because it kills microbes and leaves no harmful residues. In crop industries, HOCl is used to preserve fresh produce. USDA certifies the use of HOCl in organic crop production.

Why Is HOCl More Efficient in Killing Pathogens?

The most common cleaning and disinfecting solution among households and the commercial establishment are Hypochlorite or bleach. Hypochlorite ions carry a negative electrical charge while Hypochlorous Acid takes no electrical charge. Hypochlorous Acid can move quickly to oxidize the bacteria in a matter of seconds. Hypochlorite takes 30 minutes to oxidize bacteria because the germ surfaces carry negative electrical charges that repulse to the hypochlorite ions making it weaker. The absence of electrical charge to Hypochlorous Acid enables the solution to penetrate protective barriers surrounding germs and viruses.

Petra Professional Surface Cleaner 500PPM Hypochlorous Acid (HOCl)

Petra introduces ULV500 Hypochlorous Acid to the market. It is the professional surface cleaner that can effectively clean and disinfect any surface in your home, school, healthcare facility, vehicle, food processing facility, and more.

Petra’s ULV500 Hypochlorous Acid is a potent oxidizer that can intensively clean and eliminate bad odor in surfaces, carpets, HVAC systems, water sources, and more. It has a neutral pH solution that is safe and free from corrosion.

  • ULV500 Professional surface cleaner is 80 times more effective than any bleach leading brands. A product of advanced technology that is non-corrosive and can best eliminate germs and viruses. The existent natural features of HOCl for 200 years is what made Petra ULV500 Professional Surface Cleaner more effective in killing disease-causing bacteria than bleach.
  • It is 100% organic and safe. It does not bear any toxic ingredient that can cause danger to the user or children. Using the ULV500 makes you feel good, especially at home.
  • Petra ULV500 can be useful on all surfaces, including food-contacting surfaces like tables and countertops. It does not leave any residue which is perfect for highchairs, car seats, strollers, floors, tablets, toys, laminate, furniture, granite, glass, metal, painted surfaces, plastic, porcelain, ovens, quartz, sealed & unsealed stone, sinks, stainless steel, toilets, vinyl, walls, and any other water-safe surface.
  • For your convenience, Petra offers friendly packaging of ULV500 that you can readily use. The ULV500 Professional Surface Cleaner comes in ready-to-use bottles that can last for six months. When using, no need to rinse. Simply spray and wipe.
When it comes to cleaning and disinfection, you must be selective. Remember, not all cleaning solutions can both satisfy the elimination of bacteria while keeping your family safe. Many solutions have the potential to bring risk and danger to your comfortable home. Always prioritize the safety of your children and family when it comes to cleaning and disinfecting.
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