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Homemade sterilizer box for protective gear during Covid19 pandemic

Shared by Sara Di Fabio on 2020-03-27 11:28

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Because of the rapid spreading of the coronavirus infection, there is a worldwide shortage of personal protective gear. Usually, protective gears should be used one time only, but Erik is proposing a sterilization box to reuse the equipment until production steps up again.

The European Union recommends the use of UV-C light for sterilization. A sterilization box can be built at home for your protective gears and objects.

Some precautions are necessary, because UV-C light causes skin cancer, Erik recommends to always close the lid of the box before turning on the UV-C light.

Adapted from: https://www.instructables.com/id/COVID-19-UV-C-Sterilizer-Box/
For detailed instructions: https://www.instructables.com/id/COVID-19-UV-C-Sterilizer-Box/

This solution shall not include mention to the use of drugs, chemicals or biologicals (including food); invasive devices; offensive, commercial or inherently dangerous content. This solution was not medically validated. Proceed with caution! If you have any doubts, please consult with a health professional.

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