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Re: Ozone: A powerful weapon to combat COVID-19 outbreak
« Reply #105 on: February 22, 2021, 11:28:18 PM »
That's super interesting. My wife has had a lot of gum problems that have baffled dentists. They basically have said they just don't see people who take such good care of their teeth have such problems.

And you're doing this with the O3 Pure device?

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Re: Ozone: A powerful weapon to combat COVID-19 outbreak
« Reply #106 on: February 22, 2021, 11:40:20 PM »
> you're doing this with the O3 Pure device?

Yes.  Works as well as straight peroxide based on personal observations, maybe a little better.  We put O3 solution in a water flosser to get it under the gum line.  Just drop the O3 discharge tube in the filled reservoir.

https://www.amazon.com/s?k=portable+oral+irrigator

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Re: Ozone: A powerful weapon to combat COVID-19 outbreak
« Reply #107 on: February 23, 2021, 12:48:58 AM »
Thanks. We already have the water flosser and Theresa's dentist suggested an H2O2 rinse. 

Interesting idea to use O3 instead.

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Re: Ozone: A powerful weapon to combat COVID-19 outbreak
« Reply #108 on: March 17, 2021, 10:47:23 AM »

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Re: Ozone: A powerful weapon to combat COVID-19 outbreak
« Reply #109 on: March 17, 2021, 01:58:01 PM »
Good find!  So I went digging...

https://www.amazon.com/O3Waterworks-Sanitizing-Produces-Effective-Bacteria/dp/B088VL9ZL5
bottle creates approx. 1.5ppm or 1.5 mg/l. Do not use distilled or de-ionized water.
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1.5mg/l not strong enough to be classified as a disinfectant. Just a sanitizer.
What Is Aqueous Ozone: How Do O3Waterworks Sanitizers Work? | The Strategist
https://nymag.com/strategist/article/aqueous-ozone-o3waterworks-investigation.html[/sup]


https://www.amazon.com/HoMedics%C2%AE-Multipurpose-Deodorizer-Refillable-Appliances/dp/B08K3RW1W1
user checked the concentration twice using the 4 minute cycle. It reads 0.11 ppm.

https://www.amazon.com/EnozoPRO-Sanitizing-Ozone-Spray-Cleaner/dp/B07VTQY4JR (pandemic pricing)

I'll run these by the nursing home, for sure.  Thanks.

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To wrap up my research on aqueous ozone, I found a tech article that said you need 500ppm to be a hospital grade disinfectant.

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AQUEOUS OZONE PATHOGEN SUMMARY TESTING SPONSORED BY TERSANO, INC.
Results from Tersano testing showing the power of aqueous ozone and the time required to destroy various
bacteria at a strength of 2 ppm or less.

MICRO-ORGANISM GROUP STANDARD REDUCTION TIME
ODOR TEST RESULTS

Proteus mirabilis - Bacteria Fabric Surface Sanitizer Method >99% 30 secs

BACTERIA TEST RESULTS

E.coli - Bacteria Fruit and Vegetable Antibacterial Wash Test > 99.99% 30 secs
Listeria - Bacteria Fruit and Vegetable Antibacterial Wash Test > 99.99% 30 secs
S. choleraesuis - Bacteria Fruit and Vegetable Antibacterial Wash Test > 99.99% 30 secs

Aqueous Ozone is approved by the EPA, FDA, USDA, is considered GRAS, and is compliant with the
EPA Organic Program as a natural and effective cleaner and sanitizer.

https://www.compassonehealthcare.com/files/2616/0691/8284/5Pillar_app08tersano.pdf

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The technical definition of sanitizer vs disinfectant:   
Sanitizer - kill 99.9%  certain bacteria, in a specific period of time, and are regulated by the EPA.


Disinfectant -  kill 99.999% of a wider range of microorganisms; bacteria, viruses, mildews, or fungi, in a specific period of time, and are also regulated by the EPA.



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Re: Ozone: A powerful weapon to combat COVID-19 outbreak
« Reply #110 on: March 17, 2021, 05:57:20 PM »
Will they oxidize surfaces? Seems like water + O3 = rapid oxidation. Should be fine for stainless steel, but I wonder about other surfaces, especially metals

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« Reply #111 on: March 17, 2021, 06:22:50 PM »
>metal

Absolutely.  I have a campy-looking metal cabinet in the master bath for my daily medical equipment. That small vegetable washer O3 generator is located just above it on the corner of the vanity.  We've mentioned that O3 is heavier than air, so it cascades down to the top of the metal cabinet.  Over the past year, it has rusted a 6" x 6" spot where the O3 hits.