DayZero has dropped the UV-Box product from its price list. After further research we concluded that we couldn’t guarantee that the UV-C dosage was adequate for disinfecting objects of COVID-19.
By David Conklin Hammacher Schlemmer’s catalog arrived in the mail a few days ago. I always enjoy leafing through their catalog, and my attention was caught by the product featured on the cover: a UV cellphone sanitizer (“The Virus Destroying 10 Minute Smartphone Sanitizer”, UH-95371, $99.95, details on page 82). Unfortunately, I was unable to […]
by Dave Conklin SARS-CoV-2 is the virus which is causing the Covid-19 pandemic. As far as I know, no one has yet determined, by direct measurement, how much UV-C radiation is required to deactivate the SARS-CoV-2 virus. But two recent publications draw inferences about SARS-CoV-2 sensitivity to UV-C from studies of other viruses. A March […]
The British Broadcasting Company (BBC) posted an article on the web in late March titled “Can you kill coronavirus with UV light?“. It explains the differences between UV-A, UV-B, and the UV-C that we use in our DayZero products. It includes these noteworthy sentences: “Though there hasn’t been any research looking at how UVC affects […]
The COVID-19 pandemic is caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, in the same group of viruses which caused the SARS epidemic in 2002-4 and the MERS outbreaks in 2015-18.