COVID-19 Testing for UV Disinfection Solutions

Kele supplier Fresh-Aire UV shares results

Last month, Kele introduced a new Disinfection Solutions product category featuring ultraviolet (UV) sanitation fixtures. Kele now offers solutions from leading HVAC UV disinfection suppliers Fresh-Aire UV and PURO. Their high-intensity UV fixtures are highly effective against bacteria and viruses.

Fresh-Aire UV recently shared the results from its phase-1, third-party testing of the effectiveness of its products against SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19). The test includes Fresh-Airer UV’s residential, commercial, and healthcare. In the test report titled “SARS-CoV-2 Neutralization by Germicidal UV Light System from Fresh-Aire UV,” the systems delivered greater than 4-log inactivation (>99.99%) on the SARS-CoV-2 virus within 0-2 seconds of exposure to Fresh-Aire UV UVC 254nm light systems.

Inactivates >99.99% of Sars-Cov-2 within 0-2 Seconds!

The testing was conducted by California-based Innovative Bioanalysis a CAP-, CLIA-, and AABB-certified laboratory. The test was designed to model exposure time comparative to inactivating the SARS-CoV-2 virus in the moving airstream within the HVAC or ventilation system. Products tested were the Fresh-Aire UV ADSTM (duct-mounted airborne disinfection) for commercial and healthcare applications, Blue-Tube XLTM (HVAC coil and airborne disinfection) for commercial and healthcare applications, and APCO-XTM (HVAC coil and airborne disinfection with VOC/odor reduction) for both residential and commercial applications. Phase-2 testing is currently underway.

“Fresh-Aire UV has been manufacturing proprietary germicidal UV systems for 20 years, and with everything we know about the SARS-CoV-2 virus combined with our testing experience, we were confident our systems would be very effective at inactivating the virus.” according to Aaron Engel, Vice-President of Business Development at Fresh-Aire UV. “We now have independent verification of the successful inactivation of the SARS COVID-19 virus and an even better understanding of how well our disinfection systems perform within the HVAC system, ductwork, and on surfaces.”

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Fresh-Aire UV has been providing UV system recommendations for residential, educational, commercial, and healthcare facilities. Fresh-Aire UV systems were also used in the FDA-sponsored testing of UVC’s ability to disinfect and extend the life of N95 masks as published in the American Journal of Infection Control.

Kele is proud to offer Fresh-Aire UV products in its new Disinfection Solutions line. The phase-1 test results further validate its inclusion. Kele has inventory in stock and is ready to work with you to find the solution you need and get product to you ASAP. Our technical service team is also available to help you through any issue. Shop now, call your Kele sales rep, or Live Chat on kele.com.

2 thoughts on “COVID-19 Testing for UV Disinfection Solutions

    1. Good morning Daryl,

      We’d be happy to have someone contact you with more information. Would you like them to give you a call?

      Thank you for your interest!
      Kele Inc

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