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Smartphones are one of the most unhygienic items we own.

REALLY, THEY ARE!

You might be shocked just how dirty your smartphone is, outdoing the typical toilet seat by about 10x. It’s also dirtier than the sole of your shoes or the inside of your pets food dish. Researches reveal that our smartphones carry disease-causing microorganisms and even faecal matter.

Sadly, due to our constant use of smartphones, plus a few other factors, these devices are a hotbed for germs and bacteria. But with the right approach, you can help your customers keep them cleaner.

FACTS

Here’s what might be hiding on your smartphone:
E. coli / Staphylococcus aureus / Influenza / Clostridium difficile / Streptococcus

Why are smartphones so dirty?

One of the main reasons is routine. The average customer checks their mobile phone approximately 2617 times per day and more active user touched their devices 5427 times per day. This means your customer’s hands are on their smartphones round-the-clock, and they are likely to be with them on nearly every job and activity, perhaps even when they visit the loo.

Hands are capable of accumulating tremendous amounts of germs. From the fingertips to the elbow, you can find an average of 2 and 10 million bacteria.

Another reason that smartphones are so filthy is the heat they generate. Warm conditions are where bacteria thrive. Unfortunately, your customer’s smartphone has its own built-in oven. Holding the device in their hands or storing it in their pocket only add to its already warm environment. Those warm atmospheres mean bacteria can grow and spread.

Smartphones are a breeding ground for a vast range of different organisms; a study identified around 7,000 types of bacteria across 51 smartphone samples. It’s important to note that a lot of these bacteria are naturally occurring, good-for-us bacteria. But there are also harmful bacteria. It’s those pathogenic bacteria and other germs your customers need to beware of.

The solution to keeping your smartphone clean for upto 10 days

What is Crystalusion+?

Crystalusion+ is a patented surface disinfectant that uses an entirely new approach. A semi-permanent nanoscale layer of Crystalusion Liquid Glass. This layer holds within it, antipathogen agents, which are slowly released while the surface is in place.

One single application lasts up to 10 days, so each Crystalusion+ pack gives protection for up to 3 months.

CLINICALLY PROVEN

Crystalusion+ Active Bacteria Protection is scientifically proven and has been tested and assessed by world-leading hygiene and microbiology institutes including Les Hopitaux Universitaires, Strasbourg and the Department of Medical Microbiology, Ankara.

ACTIVE PROTECTION

Crystalusion+ Active Bacteria Protection is the world’s first active antipathogen device sanitiser. One application delivers up to 10 days of active protection against pathogen recontamination – providing a safe, practical, user-friendly solution for device sanitisation.

ANTI-PATHOGEN

Crystalusion+ Active Bacteria Protection is not only effective against bacteria, but it is also effective against a wide range of pathogens including Coronavirus, Influenza, HIV, Staphylococcus aureus, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Candida albicans to name a few.

SAFE

Crystalusion+ Active Bacteria Protection is biocompatible (tested under GLP conditions according to DIN EN ISO10993-1) The Crystalusion+ range is manufactured in Germany under the European Directive 93/42/EC and DIN 13485 -2003MPG. ASTM E2180 Certified for antimicrobial effectiveness. Dermatologically tested for excellent skin tolerance (ISO 10993-10:2002).

How to Apply Crystalution+ to Your Smartphone

For more information on keeping your customer’s phones clean, contact your Account Manager or call 08702 420 420.

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