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Old Yesterday, 09:26 AM   #1
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Corona virus shielding service claims

https://www.kitv.com/story/42212808/..._1H4xTFBH0LJwc

http://www.enviropuredryfog.com/ever...ZRGn1dXiGTTOno

Some of these claims seem very very suspect
"The dry fog creates an antimicrobial barrier that continues to kill pathogens such as mold, bacteria, and viruses, including COVID-19, for up to 90 days."

The implication is that they will come in and spray and then no surfaces can transmit corona virus for 90 days.

How likely is this?
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Originally Posted by pipelineaudio View Post
https://www.kitv.com/story/42212808/..._1H4xTFBH0LJwc

http://www.enviropuredryfog.com/ever...ZRGn1dXiGTTOno

Some of these claims seem very very suspect
"The dry fog creates an antimicrobial barrier that continues to kill pathogens such as mold, bacteria, and viruses, including COVID-19, for up to 90 days."

The implication is that they will come in and spray and then no surfaces can transmit corona virus for 90 days.

How likely is this?
Very unlikely. There are certainly surfaces unpleasant for many microorganisms. Copper for example. There are certainly chemicals that persist and are more toxic to certain pests than to humans. DDT for example. But in practice these all have some level of toxicity.

The website in particular seems a scam. Their explanations are absurd. And an invisible undetectable coating with all these marvelous properties sounds like The Emperor Has No Clothes.
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Old Yesterday, 10:32 AM   #3
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Its pretty weasel-wordy, but like MLM's the company themselves may not EXPLICITLY make some claims while their "independent marketers" may make the claims that wink wink nudge nudge, they have been encouraged to say

Doesn't hurt electronics, "protects" surfaces for up to 90 days.

I mean, my penis is "up to" 90 inches as long as it reaches any measurement below 90 inches right?
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Yeah the magical upto word.
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And $99.99 is less than a hundred dollars..
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Speaking of weasel-words, I heard Larry King on the radio talking about some anti-oxidant supplement that "boosts your body's natural immune system". They had obviously re-cut the ad to note how "in these times" it's very important to have a strong immune system to fight off viruses and such. Grr.
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