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Germ Guardian® UV-C Sanitizer Mini Wand

$15.59 $59.99
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Expires: 10/18/11
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Comments (11)

hatfreak
Oct 05, 2011
McDonalds needs an enormous one for the play place!
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horrorfreakshow
Oct 04, 2011
They can damage your DNA but if your not planning on having kids I'm sure it will be fine.
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fluffy
Oct 04, 2011
Ever see those powder-blue lights shining up at the ceiling in some fast food restaurants? That's the same UVC light emitted by this wand, killing all sorts of microbes right in the air. The death rays are actually invisible. The visible blue light is just a byproduct. Great price, BTW!
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EzzyLovesToSave
Oct 04, 2011
Hey, fluffy!...from my experience they ARE safe. We stayed a month in the Dominican Republice 18 months ago and used one of these for our coffee:
http://www.steripen.com/traveler
Thanks for explaining the science behind this!:)
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fluffy
Oct 04, 2011
Oh, they are definitely safe - you just want to minimize your own exposure to the rays. If you deliberately held it over your hand for a couple minutes, you would definitely feel a burn shortly afterwards. Eyes are even more sensitive. Thanks for the link to the SteriPen! I haven't seen that form before, but I'll wait for a deal on it.
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fluffy
Oct 04, 2011
In case anyone is thinking this is right up there with crystals & amulets, these really do work, though a unit this small is only practical to cover small areas like your desk, unless you have a LOT of time on your hands. The technology is tried & true and has been in use for decades, just not typically portable. Here a link to the science behind it, if you dare: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thymine_dimers
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makinmagic
Oct 04, 2011
lololol
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horrorfreakshow
Oct 04, 2011
I think uv can be quite bad for you if you look right at it or lick it.
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fluffy
Oct 04, 2011
It is definitely not good to expose your eyes or skin to the UVC light that this emits, but this unit has a positional switch in it that shuts off the lamp unless it is held horizontally and shining downwards. Of course, that doesn't stop anyone from holding it over their face while lying down, but it minimizes accidental exposure.
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glwrks
Oct 04, 2011
Does this work on employers?...aka "The Boss";)
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EzzyLovesToSave
Oct 04, 2011
As a matter of fact, yes! You might also try wearing a pair of ruby red slippers...and click your heels together, while repeating..."THERE'S NO PLACE LIKE HOME!"...."THERE'S NO PLACE LIKE HOME!"...THERE'S NO PLACE LIKE HOME!".......
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