Hypochlorous Acid, aka HOCl, is a weak acid that is naturally produced by our body as a form of protection against germs as well as to promote healing in wounds. It is able to penetrate pathogenic microorganism cell walls of bacteria, viruses, fungi, protozoa and worms, making it a stronger disinfectant compared to bleach and alcohol. The active ingredients of HOCl are Hydrogen, Oxygen, and Chlorine.
Where and how has HOCl been used?
HOCl has been approved by U.S. Food and drug administration for use in wound, eye, veterinary care products. Hospitals in Japan have used HOCl to disinfect and Covid-19 drive thru testing station in South Korea uses HOCl disinfectant in their clean zone booth for nurses to fully disinfect before going home. Local swimming pools also use HOCl to disinfect pool water. Singapore National environmental agency has included WODE disinfectant water as a household product adequate for surface disinfection of covid-19 virus.
It has also been used in schools, medical facilities, factories, food processing plants, gyms, offices, hotels, water treatment plants, waste treatment plants, and more.
In medicine - It has been used as a disinfectant and sanitiser
In wound care - For treatment of wounds in humans and pets
In food service and water distribution - To treat food preparation and water supplies as well as in kitchens for its non-flammable and nontoxic charateristics
In ships and yachts - Disinfect macerated faecal waste before discharge into the sea
In deodorization - To remove up to 99% of foul odours including garbage, rotten meat, toilet, stool, and urine odours
What makes WODE’s HOCl different?
We produce our own HOCl inhouse as well as sourcing our own mineral water. This results in a stronger formulation & concentration, being more effective, as well as having a longer shelf life of 24 months compared to other brands. Our disinfectants are non-toxic, non-flammable, alcohol & chemical free. It is also safe for babies, the elderly and even pets. WODE has also passed the water toxicity test and passes as mineral water, making it safe around the eyes, nose, mouth and even accidental ingestion.
How is WODE HOCl Disinfectant Produced?
The raw materials used to manufactured WODE disinfectants are iodised salt and pure water. Through the process of controlled electrolysis of iodised salt and reverse osmosis pure water, WODE is able to produce Hypochlorous Acid (HOCl). HOCl is the germicidal ingredient in WODE disinfectant due to its strong reducing power.
Why should you switch to WODE HOCl?
Using WODE household disinfectant do not required you to wear protective equipment such as eye googles, mask and gloves during cleaning, unlike using bleach which is corrosive and harmful to skin. No toxic fumes or harmful by-products is produced during and after cleaning. WODE has no fragrance, thus it suitable for individuals with respiratory issues. Individuals with respiratory issues should avoid scented bleach. Using WODE disinfectant does not require you to ventilate the area as there is no potential chemical or health hazard. WODE disinfectants provides a safe environment for children and pets after cleaning as no harmful chemicals are left behind on the floor or surface sanitized. Soft surface disinfectant is made possible with WODE when washing is unavailable.