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Vyv Executive Guide

Innovating with Antimicrobial Light: An Executive Guide

This 24-page guide shares how innovative brands are bringing products with antimicrobial light to market.  Find out how to design products with antimicrobial light.

  • What is 100% UV-free Antimicrobial Light?
  • Is Vyv Antimicrobial Light the same as UV Light?
  • The Benefits of Integrating Antimicrobial Light
  • Discover the 5 Steps to Innovating: Ideation to Launch
  • How Partnerships Accelerate Innovation
  • Real-World Innovations from World-Class Companies
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Vyv The Dirty Truth

The Dirty Truth

This is a survey (taken is November, 2019) of 1,200 Americans examining gaps and potential risks in their personal cleaning habits.

Our world is “dirtier” than ever. In fact, studies show the average person comes into contact with over 60,000 different types of bacteria each day. What’s worse is that antibiotic resistant bacterial superbugs are becoming increasingly common, killing 700,000 people each year. The world is facing a serious bacteria crisis – and a new study shows that we could be the problem.

This survey offers a wider discussion on the rapid spread of deadly diseases and how consumers’ poor hygiene / cleaning habits could contribute to this wider societal issue – highlighting data such as:

  • Over half (52%) of Americans only clean a surface in their home if it looks dirty
  • The vast majority (88%) use their smartphone while in the bathroom with almost half (46%) doing so every time
  • One in four (27%) don’t wash their hands after traveling on public transportation
  • Two in five (39%) use public transportation when they are sick – and 60% of this group don’t wipe any areas they’ve touched before they depart
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7 Ways To A Cleaner Bottom Line

7 Ways Antimicrobial Light Delivers A Cleaner Bottom Line

Until recently, the choices to combat microbial contamination within food and beverage manufacturing environments were typically limited to:

  • Wiping and mopping with strong chemicals
  • Power-washing and deep cleaning by specialized cleaning services
  • Disassembling equipment, cleaning it and rebuilding it, typically using outside services

Now there is a new approach to mitigate contamination: antimicrobial light, a light wave frequency between 400 and 420nm that specifically targets bacteria, fungi, yeast and mold by creating an inhospitable environment that prevents further growth of microbes on surfaces within and around the food production environment.

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