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Airline Commercial Building Bio-terrorism Solution

Airline / Commercial Building Bioterrorism Solution

By Dr. James Marsden, Ronald G. Fink and Walter Ellis

In theory, a terrorist could aspirate a virus easily on an air-

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liner, in a terminal or any commercial building simply by plac-

88% Reduction

ing a virus in a small hand activated asperator readily

available at any drugstore or by re-using an over the counter

nasal spray bottle. No one would know until the next day

after they have traveled and spread the virus. This is how

worldwide pandemics can get started. This concept was dis-

covered by Sandia National Labs while working with RGF

Environmental Group on a homeland security project for a

Kill rate of virus and bacteria

potential terrorist bio attack on an airliner.

A PHI Cell

creates an airborne plasma, which is distributed

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The solution is to kill the virus at the source before it reaches

through the HVAC (heating ventilation & air conditioning)

another person. The problem was how do you do that? RGF

system basically consisting of friendly oxidizers. Friendly

Environmental Group has been working with Advanced Ox-

being those found in nature that return to oxygen and water

idation technology since the mid-1980s. RGF’s Photohy-

after they oxidize, such as hydroperoxides. The process is

droionization or PHI™ technology looked promising as

like misting the air with an atomized or very fine mist of hy-

having the ability to kill an airborne virus, from a sneeze or

drogen peroxide. A series of tests were conducted by

asperator, within three feet. The next problem was how do

Kansas State University, who also works closely

you validate the results? The validation had to be in a bio

with Sandia National Labs. The first results

test chamber and had to be repeatable. Now, how do you

were outstanding with a kill

duplicate a sneeze? No two people sneeze alike or not even

rate of 78% of a sneeze at

the same person could duplicate his or her own sneeze. A

RGF’s REME

Cell

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three feet. A more ad-

high-tech sneeze/asperation machine was needed. Of

vanced cell was later developed by RGF, REME

or Reflec-

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course, there was no such thing, so RGF developed one.

tive Electro-Magnetic Energy, that ionized the Advanced

When you sneeze, you evacuate one lung of air volume. You

Oxidation plasma making it far more effective on a broader

expel about one gram of fluid at about 100 miles per hour.

scope of contaminants. REME

sneeze results showed 88%

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RGF invented and built the world’s first sneeze/asperation

reductions.

machine with controls for volume, fluid and speed. Now it

During the SARS scare a few years

ago, the Chinese Government in-

stalled PHI™ Advanced Oxidation

Cells in city buses and subways

after determining it killed the deadly

SARS virus. A Chinese manufacturer licensed PHI™Tech-

nology for use on China’s buses and subways.

The breakthrough in the RGF Advanced Oxidation tech-

nologies is a group of oxidants known as Hydroperoxides.

The World’s first Sneeze Machine

Hydroperoxides have been a common part of our environ-

ment for over 3.5 billion years. Hydroperoxides are created

was possible to duplicate a sneeze/asperation allowing a re-

in our atmosphere whenever three components are present:

peatable method of testing the effectiveness of RGF’s Ad-

oxygen molecules, water vapor and energy (electro mag-

vanced Oxidation technologies.

netic). REME

also has the ability to super charge these hy-

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droperoxides or ionize them into Ionized-Hydro-Peroxides™.

and bacteria.

Ionized-Hydro-Peroxides™ are very effective at destroying

There is no known case of hydroperoxides ever creating a

harmful microbials in the air and on surfaces. As oxidants,

health risk. Considering we have been exposed to hy-

they do this by either destroying the microbe through a

droperoxides in nature since the day man stepped on the

process known as cell lysing or by changing its molecular

planet, it is a reasonable assumption that hydroperoxides do

structure and rendering it harmless (which is typically the

not constitute a health risk. Over the past 25 years, RGF has

case in VOC’s and odors). The amount of hydroperoxides

more than one million Advanced Oxidation products which

required to accomplish this task in a conditioned space is

have been used successfully worldwide without a safety

below the level that is constantly in our outside air. The Ad-

problem.

vanced Oxidation technology has brought the oxidants found

in the outside air into the indoor conditioned air. One of the

Advanced Oxidation Plasma

Advanced Oxidation Plasma

best features of Ionized-Hydro-Peroxides™ is that as they

settle out of the air, they disinfect surfaces. This was vali-

dated in a Kansas State University Bio Chamber on stainless

REME

Cell

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steel surfaces, resulting in a 99+% kill on numerous viruses

Partial List of University Test Results

Vent

AC Coil

• Avian Influenza (Bird Flu)*

Filter

• Norwalk Virus*

Blower

• Pseudomonas Sp.*

• MRSA Bacteria*

• Listeria*

Contaminated Air

• E.coli*

• Staph*

Typical Installation in HVAC system

• Strep*

• Stachybotrys chartarum*

Authors:

Dr. James Marsden

Regents Professor at Kansas State University,

• Candida*

who has conducted research on Advanced Oxidation Technology for the

• H1N1 Swine Flu*

past 15 years. He has authored numerous articles and holds many

patents

Ron Fink

President, CEO, Founder of RGF Environmental Group, Inc.

*

99+% reduction on stainless steel surface in a Kansas

Mr. Fink holds a BSME and has been active in Nuclear Weapon detection

State University Class II Bio Chamber

for the DIA Defense Intelligence Agency and Nuclear Power Industry.

He holds numerous patents and authored over 70 articles.

In addition:

RGF Environmental Group, Inc. founded in 1985 manufactures over 500

Formaldehyde 99+%

products involving Advanced Oxidation Technology.

Mold 97% to 98%

Walter Ellis

VicePresident Research & Development, RGF Environ-

Hydrogen Sulfide 80%

mental Group. BS Degree in Biology & Marine Biology. Mr. Ellis is a spe-

Odors - pet, chemicals and human biological odors 55% to 98%

cialist in Advanced Oxidation. He has authored several published

Smoke 70%

technical papers and has numerous patents.

Particulate – ISO-Class 3

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