What Is Ozone?

What is ozone?

At the normal temperature, ozone is a light blue gas with a special odor.
It has very powerful sterilization and deodorization, can kill bacterial, germ, mold, dust mites and another harmful microorganism also can remove bad odor, such as cooking odors, musty, smoky, urine, dirty sock syndrome, etc.

How does this bulb produce ozone?

This bulb will emit a kind of 185nm wavelength UV-C light, which will ionize air to
produces ozone, the larger the area illuminated by the bulb, the more ozone is produced.

Can people stay in the room when the bulb works ?

No. People/pet must leave room when the bulb works. The special smell of ozone will cause uncomfortable to the respiratory tract of the human body. Besides, the strong UV-C light also will hurt people's eyes and skin if not leave.

Will ozone disappear after turning off the bulb?

Of course, in general, ozone has a half-life (half of an hour), just need wait 30-90 minutes(good ventilation), it will decompose itself into oxygen and can't smell anymore. But its decomposition rate is also affected by another two factors below:

  1. Temperature: The higher the temperature, the faster the decomposition, so in winter, may need to wait more time.
  2. Lighting time of the bulb: The longer the bulb is lit, the more ozone is produced and longer it needs to wait.

How does ozone break down?

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