Date: Thu, 18 Jun 2009 11:15:12 -0400
Reply-To: "Dr. Jay A. Young" <chemsafety**At_Symbol_Here**VERIZON.NET>
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From: "Dr. Jay A. Young" <chemsafety**At_Symbol_Here**VERIZON.NET>
Subject: Re: Help needed on activated water products
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"Activated water" is a scam.  It is worthless!
Well, maybe not totally without value; you could use it to water the weeds in your garden if you wanted to help them grow a little, I suppose.
Jay Young
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Sent: Tuesday, June 09, 2009 4:48 PM
Subject: [DCHAS-L] Help needed on activated water products

Dear Group,

For years I have been hearing about the ionized water cleaners and have pretty much dismissed them.  Clearly, you can make water temporarily a better solvent with electricity, but I can't imagine it being of much use against greasy materials for which water is just not a good solvent, activated or not.

Now, there is a new kid on the block called Activeion Cleaning Solutions ( and they are really cleaning up, to make a joke.  And they have a great presentation with Bill Nye the Science Guy as their spokeperson.  It's such a slick presentation, I want to buy one myself when I watch. 

They are also claiming 99.9% kill of MRSA and other microorganisms, and yet I can't see any EPA registration for the product on the site.  They even show it being used in hospitals.

I'm appealing you all for whatever wisdom you may have about this product.

Monona Rossol, M.S., M.F.A.,
industrial hygienist
Arts, Crafts & Theater Safety, Inc.
Safety Officer,
United Scenic Artist's, Local USA829
International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employes (IATSE)
181 Thompson St., #23
New York NY 10012-2586     212/777-0062

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