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Virus Killer – Air Purifier



Win back the trust of customers with indoor air safety.







It’s time that retailers and businesses start to treat the air in their spaces with the same level of care as they treat surface hygiene and the maintenance of equipment — and provide customers and staff with the reassurance that the air in their stores is safe, healthy, and welcoming.

Both the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Centre for Disease Control (CDC) have updated their websites to recognise that the Coronavirus can be transmitted from person to person via aerosols in the air under certain conditions, including enclosed spaces, prolonged exposure to respiratory particles, and inadequate ventilation – all of which cause a build-up of suspended respiratory droplets and particles.

Shopping malls and retail stores experience high volumes of customers who can be ill or asymptomatic, and therefore vectors for the spread of viruses. While surfaces and equipment are routinely disinfected, the cleanliness of indoor air in retail stores is crucial.


VIRUSKILLER™ is designed for decontaminating the air in retail stores to protect customers and staff from airborne pathogens.
Rentokil Initial is therefore very pleased to announce an agreement to distribute the VIRUSKILLER™ Air Purifier range.


VIRUSKILLER™ is the only air purifier proven to kill 99.9999% of viruses with a single air pass, including Coronavirus*
How does VIRUSKILLER™ help against Coronavirus?



Unlike traditional air purifiers that ‘trap’ airborne particles and microbes, VIRUSKILLER™ also decontaminates the air. It does this by trapping and killing airborne viruses*, bacteria** and fungi. When placed correctly the unit takes control of the airflow in a room, drawing contaminated air in from the ‘breathing zone’ and then releasing fresh, clean air back into the breathing zone.


Its ability to kill 99.9999% of viruses with a single air pass, including Coronavirus, is what really sets this technology apart. Take the following scenario: if you had one million viruses passing through a VIRUSKILLER™, just a single virus would be recirculated. This compared to the 500 viruses that would pass through when using a traditional filtration device (99.95%).


Triple filtration and patented UV-C:


Alongside a triple filtration system, VIRUSKILLER™ uses patented ultraviolet-C (UV-C) lamps, surrounded by a mesh of chromed Nano titanium dioxide tube filters that are polished with activated carbon. The emitted UV light reacts with the mesh, and in a process called ‘photocatalytic oxidation’ produces hydroxyl radicals, which acts as a disinfectant and breaks down the organic molecules. This all in one solution effectively filters dirty air, neutralises toxic air and decontaminates sick air.

Shopping malls are generally located in urban areas close to roads and other industries, where VOCs, fumes, and other outdoor air pollutants infiltrate the indoor air. VIRUSKILLER™ neutralizes harmful gases in a single air pass, providing clean indoor air.



Amidst a global pandemic, customers are reassured to know that stores have invested in clean air technology. VIRUSKILLER™ helps protect the health of staff and customers while they shop.

Rentokil Initial believe that VIRUSKILLER™ has an important role to play as people look to resume their normal lives, providing confidence and peace of mind that airborne transmission is far less likely in indoor environments where VIRUSKILLER™ is installed.

For more information, please contact Rentokil Initial 0800 77 77 88 or visit https://www.initial.co.za/viruskiller-air-purifier

* When independently tested against Coronavirus DF2 (a surrogate for Coronavirus), Adenovirus, Influenza and Polio, the unit was found to kill 99.9999% of viruses on a single air pass.

**When independently tested against reference bacteria (Klebsiella pneumoniae, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Staphyloccus aureus subsp. Aureus, Streptoccocus pneumoniae, Streptococcus pyogenes, Escherichia coli), the unit was found to kill 99.9999% of bacteria on a single air pass.



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