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Sanuvox UV Air Sterilization Systems offer ability to destroy airborne Type A influenza, including H1N1

May 4, 2009

In light of the recent H1N1 flu virus, Sanuvox Technologies has issued a reminder that the company's UV Air Sterilization Systems are designed to destroy airborne biological contaminants, including swine influenza.

Viruses the manufacturer says the equipment can kill include the family of Orthomyxoviridae. These include type A, type B, and type C influenza viruses. The World Health Organization has confirmed that these cases are a never-before-seen version of the H1N1 strain of the influenza type A virus.

The Sanuvox In-Duct Ultraviolet Air Sterilization System is designed to maximize exposure time between the air and the UV germicidal energy. The UV system delivers the optimal UV dosage, penetrating the cell membrane and destroying the DNA structure of the virus.

To read the EPA / National Homeland Security Research testing on the Sanuvox UV Air Sterilization System, visithttp://www.epa.gov/ordnhsrc/pubs/600r06053.pdf. For information on Swine Influenza (H1N1), visit http://www.cdc.gov/swineflu .

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