Current Commercial Uses of HOCl
- HOCl's predominant use is for water purification purposes.
- HOCl is widely used in hospitals for sterilising delicate hospital equipment such as endoscopes.
- HOCl is currently commercially used to eradicate Legionella and pseudomonas in public service water systems such as in over 100 NHS Hospitals, many international hotels, and Wembley Stadium as examples.
- HOCl has been adopted by a leading UK Pharmaceutical company for treatment of wounds such as leg ulcers. Gained MHRA recognition as a topical medicine.
- HOCl has been adopted by Equine and pet health care providers for broken skin injuries.
- HOCl is used in US supermarkets for fresh fruit and vegetable washing and misting.
Common Domestic Uses of HOCl
- Surface decontamination - work tops, food prep areas and equipment, bathroom handles, door knobs, all touch-contaminated objects.
- Baby play areas, feed bottles & equipment etc.
- Sterilise toothbrushes and other dental care equipment.
- Replace many harmful and toxic chemicals typically kept under kitchen sinks.
- In dishwashers or washing machines, fridge or freezer.
- Sanitise contaminated laundry.
- Fogging enclosed atmospheres to combat airborne viruses should they hit, such as bird flu etc.
Fresh Food & Produce
Decontaminates. Prolongs shelf life, reduces odours in storage areas. Reduces risk of upset stomach from badly washed raw produce.
On the Person
- Hand wash
- Cuts and abrasions heal much faster. Post-operative stitching. All infected wounds including Venous Leg Ulcers
- Can help calm acne and other skin complaints. Athletes foot, verrucas and warts; cold sores (Herpes). Nail fungal infections (slow process).
- Underarm or personal deodorant. Gargle and mouthwash - Thrush, Gingivitis
- Eye infections (diluted)
Animals & Pets
- Any wounds and skin problems, as for humans. Ringworm, mud fever, foot rot, sarcoids, eye infection (diluted).
- Sanitise cages, hutches, beds etc.
- Any visible fungal contamination.
- Use as leaf wipe or spray.