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Title: Method and device for disinfecting a toilet bowl

Abstract

Method and device for disinfecting a flush toilet. The device is an electrocell mounted in the tank of the toilet, with two wire mesh electrodes immersed in the water in the tank and a battery applying approximately one to two volts of electric potential to the electrodes so that they chemically reduce a portion of the water in the tank to hydrogen peroxide. Then, when the tank is flushed, the peroxide is carried into the bowl where it can kill bacteria.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. 410 Waverly Dr., Augusta, GA 30909
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
WESTINGHOUSE SAVANNAH RIVER CO
OSTI Identifier:
870865
Patent Number(s):
5611088
Assignee:
Almon, Amy C. (410 Waverly Dr., Augusta, GA 30909)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC09-89SR18035
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
method; device; disinfecting; toilet; bowl; flush; electrocell; mounted; tank; wire; mesh; electrodes; immersed; water; battery; applying; approximately; volts; electric; potential; chemically; reduce; portion; hydrogen; peroxide; flushed; carried; kill; bacteria; chemically reduce; hydrogen peroxide; wire mesh; electric potential; electrodes immersed; cell mounted; /4/204/205/

Citation Formats

Almon, Amy C. Method and device for disinfecting a toilet bowl. United States: N. p., 1997. Web.
Almon, Amy C. Method and device for disinfecting a toilet bowl. United States.
Almon, Amy C. Wed . "Method and device for disinfecting a toilet bowl". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/870865.
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abstractNote = {Method and device for disinfecting a flush toilet. The device is an electrocell mounted in the tank of the toilet, with two wire mesh electrodes immersed in the water in the tank and a battery applying approximately one to two volts of electric potential to the electrodes so that they chemically reduce a portion of the water in the tank to hydrogen peroxide. Then, when the tank is flushed, the peroxide is carried into the bowl where it can kill bacteria.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1997},
month = {1}
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