Purify Your Indoor Air Using a True HEPA Air Purifier
Many air purifiers claim to purify your air but none offer a certification as strong as a true HEPA air purifier. HEPA stands for High Efficiency Particulate Air. Air purifiers that employ HEPA technology must pass a certification to carry this namesake. The filters used in these units must trap particles 0.3 microns or larger at a 99.97% efficiency. This means that the air purifier will rid the air of particles on a sub-micron microscopic level. Airborne irritants, such as dust, pollen, dander, mold, and viruses, will be removed from the air using a HEPA air purifier.
It is important to note that HEPA air purifiers use a filtration system consisting of one of more filters. These filters will typically need to be replaced on a periodic basis. Filter lifespan is something you’ll want to take note of when choosing which HEPA unit is the right one for you. You’ll also want to consider the size of the space you want to purify. Many HEPA air purifiers will clean entire rooms while some will clean the air in your whole house. Clean air delivery rate is also an important component to pay attention to when shopping for HEPA air purifiers. This is the rate that contaminated air is taken in, purified, and then released back into the surrounding area. CADR will be affected by fan strength as well as the placement and construction of input and output vents.
HEPA air purifiers are the best purification devices on the market. If you want to find relief from airborne pollutants, consider investing in one today.
General Summary of Proposition 65
The “California Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986” (more commonly referred to as ‘Proposition 65’)
was enacted to ensure that customers be properly warned when a product contains a substance known to cause cancer or
reproductive harm. The law requires the State of California to publish and maintain (annually) a list of substances
to be available to the general public. Additionally, the law requires that businesses properly notify residents of
the State of California about the presence of these substances in the products they purchase, or that may be present
in their homes, workplaces, or that otherwise may be released into the environment. The specific list contains a wide
range of naturally occurring and synthetic substances including manufacturing and construction chemicals, pesticides,
tobacco, food-additives, solvents, household products, drugs and byproducts created from a specific product usage.
You may have noticed the below warning label on our products, or on products from other manufacturers. The warning
has become increasingly commonplace and oftentimes raises questions about why the warning exists, and what it means
to a customer. The warning itself is just one of many requirements for businesses operating in and/or selling products
to customers in the the State of California. The warning does not mean that a product that includes the warning will
cause cancer or reproductive harm, but rather it simply is provided in order to educate the consumer that a substance
may exist. A large number of the substances listed under Proposition 65 have been in regular use for many years
without any documented harm to a consumer. This is due to the low concentrations and minimal exposure that actually
occurs with these substances. Those chemicals, however, have been determined by the State of California to be listed
as potentially harmful.
I don’t live in California. Why did my product include this warning?
In order to ensure compliance with Proposition 65 requirements we have determined that all products manufactured by
Living Direct Inc, including products sold under the EdgeStar, Avallon and Koldfront brands, should include the
above-referenced warning label. This labeling requirements exists for all of our products regardless of the
location / destination to which the product is ultimately sold and/or shipped.
We believe that our products, when used as designed, are not harmful and as such this warning is provided
in order to properly conform to the requirements of Proposition 65.
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