Texcell, a global contract research organisation with a long recognised expertise in viral testing, viral clearance, immune-profiling, and research and development, has recently certified the inhibitory effect on the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) of Panasonic’s air conditioner with nanoe X technology.
|Hydroxyl radicals inhibit the growth of pollutants such as bacteria and viruses |
Texcell verified 91.4 per cent of the inhibitory effect on the novel coronavirus in the space of 6.7 cubic metres in eight hours.
Nanoe X is a technology that collects invisible moisture in the air and applies a high voltage to it to produce “hydroxyl radicals contained in water”.
|Panasonic has been researching on nanoeTM Technology over the past 20 years since 1997 and has verified its effectiveness in a variety of areas. |
Hydroxyl radicals inhibit the growth of pollutants such as bacteria and viruses. They are characterised by being strongly oxidative and highly reactive, hence a short life span.
Contained in tiny water particles, nanoe X has a long lifespan and can spread over long distances. It has an inhibitory effect on both airborne and adhered substances.
In September 2020, Panasonic has verified in collaboration with Texcell the inhibitory effect of the nanoe X technology with the benefits of hydroxyl radicals on the novel coronavirus in a small test space of 45L using nanoe X generator.
For further investigation, Panasonic challenged to test using an air conditioner with nanoe X in a larger test space. Even in these circumstances, Texcell has certified that the nanoe X does have 91.4 per cent of the inhibitory effect on the novel coronavirus in the actual space of 6.7cu.m in eight hours of using the air conditioner with nanoe X.
|Panasonic will continue to pursue the potential of nanoe X technology to create healthy environments for people around the world |
This testing was carried out in a closed laboratory environment and was not designed to assess its efficacy in uncontrolled living spaces.
Panasonic has been researching nanoe Technology over the past 20 years since 1997 and has verified its effectiveness in a variety of areas, including inhibiting pathogenic microorganism (bacteria, fungi, and viruses) and allergens, breaking down PM 2.5 components that have adverse effects on the human body.
Panasonic will continue to pursue the potential of nanoe X technology to address possible risks associated with air pollution such as new pathogenic microorganisms, to create healthy environments for people around the world.
Panasonic Corporation is a worldwide leader in the development of diverse electronics technologies and solutions for customers in the consumer electronics, housing, automotive, and B2B businesses. The company, which celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2018, has expanded globally and now operates 528 subsidiaries and 72 associated companies worldwide.