Make Your Own Sterilizing Fluid with Ruhens Electrolyser

Ruhens has announced a new product, the WCE-200 Water Electrolyser, a home sterilizer that is capable of removing 99% germs and bacteria, including the coronavirus that causes the Corona Virus Disease 19 (COVID-19).

Let us be honest. With the on-going COVID-19 pandemic and the vaccine still some time away, it is a daily risk to be infected by the virus from various sources.

Most alcohol sanitizer (except this) caused your hands to lose the moisture and create another kind of issue. And they cannot be used everywhere. Non-alcohol types are available but what if you can make your own?

The Ruhens Electrolyser is capable of producing the electrolyzed water that is capable of killing the virus with just water and salt (both easily available). It is environmentally friendly and you can even use it on furniture, toys and etc.

In just minutes, you can get fresh sterilizing fluid that is able to protect you. I think I am going to get one for my home.

The Ruhens Electrolyser is available at Ruhens’ showroom at S$280. It comes only in white.

More details in the Press Release.

Press Release

 “Make-Your-Own” Sterilizing Fluid that is Tested Effective against Covid-19, and FDA Approved to Keep the Young Ones Safe – Ruhens Electrolyser

  • This Electrolyser makes fresh sterilising fluid in just 3 minutes, and the solution is effective in killing the virus that causes Covid-19[1]
  • The powerful cleaning solution removes up to 99% germs and bacteria, and can be used to sanitize furniture, clothes, and almost everything in the house
  • FDA-approved, this sterilizing fluid is safe to disinfect even children toys and furniture.

SINGAPORE, 22 July 2020 – As life returns to normal in Singapore since the launch of Phase 2, the COVID-19 confirmed cases in the community is also on the rise.  While people are trying their best to maintain safe distancing practices, and protect themselves by wearing masks and keeping personal hygiene to the best of their abilities, it is still inevitable that virus and bacteria are brought home every day. To maintain a healthy and clean living space, Ruhens is proud to announce that its WCE-200 Water Electrolyser, a convenient, eco-friendly home sterilizer with the capabilities to remove 99% germs and bacteria[2], including the coronavirus that causes the Corona Virus Disease 19 (COVID-19)1. With this, homeowners can make their own electrolytic water with sterilizing properties to clean almost anything with just water and salt, including furniture, appliances, clothes, shoes, as well as remove odour from refrigerator, shoe cabinets and more. At the same time, this very same Water Electrolyser has also been approved by FDA, to be safe for use even on children toys, bedding, and furniture.

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A Powerful Cleaning Solution

Ruhens’ Electrolyser taps on the electrolysis process, where water containing salt is subjected to an electrical current to produce electrolyzed water which is considered to be an effective sanitization agent[3] which consists of two types of solutions; Hypochlorous Acid and Sodium Hydroxide[4]. The two solutions produced by electrolysis are highly effective in sanitizing and cleaning while being eco-friendly and safe for use. The Electrolyser brings users the benefits of electrolyzed water in a quick and user-friendly sleek device that can easily be used at home.

With the Electrolyser, electrolyzed water can be easily generated, bottled in small bottles and used as hand sanitizers. Not just a substitute for the common, chemical sanitizers, hypochlorous acid eliminates different types of bacteria, germs, fungi[5]. Safe for everyone to use, this sanitizing liquid is safe even for babies as the water does not contain alcohol.

A useful cleaning agent for the home, the electrolyzed water can be used to clean hard surfaces such as floors, doors, windows, tables, and other furniture. Fabrics, clothes and shoes can be easily sanitized with a spritz of electrolysed water. Even items that are difficult to wash, like carpets and sofas, can be sanitized and easily kept clean.

The electrolyzed water also has deodorizing properties to keep the house smelling fresh by eliminating odours. It can be used to remove bad odours[6] in fridges, shoe cabinets, shelves, washroom and many more. It can also be used to clean cooking ingredients such as remove pesticides[7] from fruits and vegetables[8].

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Caring For Your Loved Ones And The Environment

Ruhens had environmental sustainability as the core to the creation of its Electrolyser. Many cleaning agents and sanitizers in the market rely heavily on chemicals during manufacturing and production, and one-use products contribute even further to landfills and waste.

The Ruhens’ Electrolyser can be repeatedly used to create as many batches of electrolyzed water as needed for the home and family. As the by-product of the electrolysis process is purely electrolyzed water, no extra waste liquids or harsh chemicals are released into the environment through usage.

After every batch of electrolyzed water is completed, the Electrolyser automatically turns itself off after 60 seconds. This helps with electricity savings as well!

Quick and User-Friendly

Ruhens Electrolyser is easy-to-use, quick, and convenient. Each batch of electrolyzed water takes only 1 – 3 minutes to be completed. The making process is as simple as filling the Electrolyser with water and adding refined salt after doing so. The Electrolyser comes with two levels of sterilization; low and high. The High mode creates electrolyzed water that can be used to sanitise hands, while the Low mode’s yield can clean items in the home such as furniture. Each batch of active electrolyzed water can be kept for up 24 hours.

The Electrolyser retails at $280 and available at Ruhens’ showroom.

Key Specifications:

  • Capacity: 400ml
  • Product Dimensions:
    • Body: 135 x 135 x 68mm
    • Spray Water Tank: 94 x 111 x 276mm
  • Colour: White

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About Ruhens

To date, Ruhens has more than 28 years of well-established water purification and filtration manufacturing technology. Their long-standing reputation as a leader in water purification technology has brought Ruhens to the global stage.  Now, Ruhens exports to over 60 countries worldwide. Every product delivered to homes are of the highest quality standards.

Ruhens places research and development as our top priority, and we are making continuous efforts for safer, cleaner water. Investing in Wonbong’s unique technology development, we are leaping forward as a global leading company that is leading the world’s leading environmental appliances.

As a global leader in home-health technology and appliances, Ruhens’ relentless focus on research and development has produced many cutting-edge home products.

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For more information, visit: http://ruhens.com.sg/


[1] Tested by Norogene Corp. to be effective against OC-43, a species of coronavirus which has the same origin as the Corona Virus Disease 19 (COVID-19)

[2]   Tested by the Korea Environment & Water Works Institute, Pour Plate Method, Temperature: (35 ± 0.5) ℃, Relative Humidity : (51 ± 5) % R.H. Removes 100% Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus aureus C, Salmonella and Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

[3] Disinfection of Contaminated Produce with Conventional Washing and Sanitizing Technology, Gerald M. Sapers Ph.D. (Emeritus), in The Produce Contamination Problem, 2009: https://www.sciencedirect.com/topics/agricultural-and-biological-sciences/electrolyzed-water

[4] Interventions to Reduce Shiga Toxin–Producing Escherichia coli on Beef Carcasses at Slaughter, Corliss A. O’Bryan, Philip G. Crandall, in Food and Feed Safety Systems and Analysis, 2018: https://www.sciencedirect.com/topics/agricultural-and-biological-sciences/electrolyzed-water

[5] Electrolyzed acid water: A clean technology active on fungal vascular pathogens in grapevine nurseries by Stefano Di Marco, Fabio Osti, Domenico Bossio & Laura Mugnai: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/330294595_Electrolyzed_acid_water_A_clean_technology_active_on_fungal_vascular_pathogens_in_grapevine_nurseries

[6] Tested by Korea Conformity Laboratories, on 20ml sample, in 11 L sized deodorization test chamber, temperature was (23.0 ± 5.0) ⁰c, humidity was (50 ± 10) % R.H. during test. Removes 99% Ammonia, 98.8% Trimethylamine, 99.8% Hydrogen Sulfide and 98.8% Methyl mercaptan.

[7] Tested by Korea Environment & Water Works Institute, Korean Standard Test Method for Water pollution, Temperature: (Lowest 21 ℃, Highest 23 ℃), Humidity: (Lowest 15 % R.H., Highest 25 % R.H.), 92% removal rate after 10minutes.

[8] Electrolyzed Water Application in Fresh Produce Sanitation, Electrolyzed Water Application in Fresh Produce Sanitation

Setareh G. Shiroodi, Mahmoudreza Ovissipour, in Postharvest Disinfection of Fruits and Vegetables, 2018: https://www.sciencedirect.com/topics/agricultural-and-biological-sciences/electrolyzed-water