innovations to help us clean the unseen

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Did you ever find yourself worrying not only about the clutter + dirt that you see around your homes, but also fussing about the unseen ones that can actually pose threat to you + your loved ones health, like the dust mites, bacteria, germs, ohh I can go on + on about this for days! Believe me I am an OC like that + these unseen culprits give me the jitters + many a number of sleepless nights. If only I can scrub the floor tirelessly to get rid of those germs that my son might be touching whenever he kneel on the floor to pick up a toy that has fallen from his hands, or whenever he joyfully makes a beeline to the bathroom + accidentally brushes his fingers at the toilet bowl. These little incidents are actually enough to make my hair raise + I just wish I can keep my home spotlessly clean day-in-day-out for my little man + for my sanity’s sake!

That is why it is really quite a relief to learn about these UV-based cleaner that cleans all these unseen dangers at home. Read more about them in this press release:

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UV-based cleaner cleans the unseen

It’s difficult enough to confront an enemy that is clearly visible; but if it’s unseen and equally dangerous, that poses problems.

Frequent and treacherous enemies that threaten the health and well-being of people—and largely unseen by the naked eye—are dust mites and other forms allergens or deadly microorganisms usually found in fabrics like curtains, beddings and linen, and of course in sofas, futons, pillows and baby cribs, the last an utmost concern since it is used by babies. Of course there are others like fungus, molds and mildew, salmonella and the dreaded and deadlier E. Coli.

Dust mites, in particular, are the most common. They are the types of creatures unseen or too-small-to-see without a microscope or magnifying glass. Belonging to the “arachnid” type, which includes spiders, scorpions or even ticks, they usually feed on dead skin or even leftover food from those weekend DVD marathons with the family (popcorn, chips, etc.) on the sofa or even beds and other furniture. However, it’s not the dust mites that actually wreak havoc on our health but their droppings. Most people develop severe allergies like itchy red lumps when they come in contact with dust mite droppings, or even severe difficulty in breathing or asthma attacks once dust laden with dust mite droppings is inhaled.

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The good news, however, is that a new device was invented to fight off these dangerous elements through the use of “UVC,” a type of ultraviolet rays from the sun that are germicidal in nature, meaning it can kill various bacteria upon exposure even for a few seconds. And this is the type of technology used by a pioneering vacuum cleaner, the Raycop UVC Anti-Allergy cleaner.

Using UVC light technology patterned after the discovery of Dutch scientist Niels Ryberg Finsen, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine back in 1903 for his “contribution to the treatment of diseases, especially lupus vulgaris, with ‘concentrated light radiation,’” Raycop UVC Anti-Allergy vacuum cleaners is able to kill 99% of bacteria and kills almost 94% of dust mites, and even the fearsome H1N1 Influenza A virus that threatened the country a few years back.

The process of eliminating bacteria and other allergens employed by the Raycop UVC Anti-Allergy cleaner is through its patented 3-step allergy care system: vibrating, sterilizing and double-filtering.

The Vibrating Pad shakes particles and dust mites away from mattresses, pillows and other fabrics and linens by vibrating a whopping 3,600 times per minute, making sure that even the most stubborn dust mites are removed.

This is followed by the UVC Sterilization lamp that kills bacteria to leave surfaces germ-free. Based on lamp technology courtesy of Philips and Sankyo, the lamp uses a highly efficient and effective 253.7 nanometer wavelength, the same germicidal ultraviolet wavelength used in hospitals, clinics and laboratories for more than 60 years now.

Finally, Raycop uses a cartridge filter that captures the larger particles and traps them so they cannot go back to the room and helps extend the life of the Micro Allergy Filter, which is the one that traps the smaller particles to make sure they do not escape as well.

Bukang Sems Co., Ltd. Health and Home Appliances Division, makers of Raycop, through its President, Sung Jin Lee, believes that the compact and convenient Raycop UVC Anti-Allergy Cleaner is a perfect fit for Filipino homes today, particularly for families who wish to make sure that the air they breathe is clean and safe for their entire household.

“We have the product that can help Filipinos clean the air, especially in their homes or even their offices. It has been our goal to make lives of people around the world to become better through our award-winning appliances, and we want Filipinos to benefit from our products as well,” declares Sung Jin Lee, President of Bukang Sems Co. Ltd.’s Health and Home Appliances Division.

 Available soon in the country are the Raycop “Smart” and “Hera” product lines.  Raycop “Smart” is the original model and best-selling Raycop product, with more than 1,000,000 sold in 30 countries. The Raycop “Hera,” on the other hand, is Raycop’s latest product, with an ergonomic design and a removable handle. Both products can kill 99% of E.Coli, Staphylococcus and Candida bacteria, and almost 94% of dust mites, with a replaceable Micro Allergy Filtration filter that filters more than 99.97% of dust remnants and keeps cleaning with utmost efficiency. The Raycop “Smart” has a single-vibrating pad while the “Hera,” has a double vibrating pad. Both has a transparent window that tells the user when it is time to empty the dust bin of particles.

 The Raycop UVC Anti-Allergy cleaner is the first anti-allergy vacuum cleaner with the Seal of Approval of the prestigious British Allergy Foundation, the Trophée de la Maison from the French Consumers’ Union and the LOHAS Seal of Approval from the Korea Standards Association. Sold in around 30 countries around the world including the United States, Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Japan and South Korea, Raycop UVC Anti-Allergy cleaner is manufactured by the Health and Home Appliances Division of Bukang Sems Co., Ltd., the global and award-winning Incheon, Korea-based company whose aim is to help people live healthier and create a better home environment.

 For more information about the Raycop product line and its outstanding features, visit

I have always find the sun’s rays to be an effective germ-killer + if I read about a product that taps into this energy, not to mention having anti-allergy qualities, then I am all for it! They will be perfect addition to mum’s arsenal + a great way to keep our home spic ‘n span. I wish I can have one of these cleaners for my upcoming birthday! 😉

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