HOWCLEAN FAQs

Answers to FAQs about HOCL and sanitising are revealed by clicking any question

What is HOwCLean?


ViroGold UK's HOwCLean is a powerful sanitiser made from a unique balance of key salts and controlled chemical processes to create a solution that naturally fights infections.




Why are there no health warnings on your packaging?


HOwCLean is non-hazardous to health unlike similar products on the market which can be flammable, harmful to children, the eyes and skin.
HOwCLean is:
• Non-alcohol
• 100% Natural
• Organic
• Eco-friendly
• Vegan
• Non-irritant




What are the environmental
 benefits of HOwCLean?


Organic, Natural, Vegan, Vegetarian, Non-irritant, 80-100 times more effective than bleach, kills 99.9999% of viruses & bacteria. Our bottles are recyclable and refillable.




Is HOwCLean harmful to the skin?


No, ViroGold UK's HOwCLean offers the highest quality of stable HOCL which is non-systemic, safe for humans and animals, non-toxic and does not contain any carcinogenic elements.




What are the benefits 
of HOwCLean?


HOwCLean kills 99.9999% of viruses and bacteria, and prevents their transmission. It can be used in many different ways such as wiping, spraying, fogging, depending on the nature of the sanitising requirements.




You say HOwCLean contains HOCL, what is HOCL?


HOCL is hypochlorous acid, a free chlorine molecule. It is made by white blood cells in all mammals to kill invading pathogens. HOCL is a powerful oxidant that is effective against bacteria, fungi and viruses. HOCL is used in healthcare, food safety, water treatment and general sanitation.




What applications can HOCL be used for?


HOCL may be used as a general disinfectant for individuals, in the home and to sanitise large spaces such as schools, hotels, etc. The food industry use HOCL for direct food sanitation and for sanitation of food contact surfaces. It is used in healthcare for disinfection and sterilisation of equipment, for wound care, and for general sanitation of healthcare facilities and it is used for water treatment.




Is HOwCLean new?


HOCL has been used more widely in other countries, including the USA, and was manufactured for the first time in the 1960s but discovered in the 19th century. HOwCLean is our new formulation of HOCL solution.




Does it sting the skin/hands?


No. HOwCLean does not have any effect on the skin that alcohol-based sanitisers do.




What if you drink HOwCLean by mistake?


It has no harmful chemicals or toxic ingredients so it wouldn't do you any harm or give any side-effects, we wouldn’t recommend drinking it though!




Is it safe for pregnant women, babies and children?


Yes, there are no harmful ingredients and will dry naturally in seconds on a child/infants hands.




Could I apply HOwCLean as many times as I want in one day?


As often as you need to.




Is entering a misting tunnel damaging to hair/clothes?


Apart from a light mist that dries very quickly, there is no danger to clothing and hair.





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