Following on from the 2010 ABC News article “Dirty Laundry? How Nasty Germs Survive in Your Washer” regarding the dangers inherent in the use of washing machines, The Daily Mail has further highlighted this problem, mentioning halo Non Bio in the process in their story “How washing machines can put your family's health at risk”
Washing your clothes at low temperatures, whilst saving money and being gentler on fabrics will not kill the viruses, bacteria, fungi and their associated spores that inhabit your washing machine. That is unless a disinfecting agent is added to each load. halo Non Bio is the only detergent on the market that kills 99.99% of these germs even at low temperatures.
As well as having unrivalled cleaning power, the halo Non Bio revolutionary active ingredient is effective against Listeria, E coli, Norovirus (Vomiting Bug), Influenza (including Bird and Swine Flu strains) and superbugs like MRSA and C.diff. All of these will survive in your machine if you do not boil wash your clothes, particularly when you have mixed loads. The germs that inhabit items of clothing such as underwear, cross-contaminate other items which then infect your family.
Before the invention of halo Non Bio, dealing with fungal growth in your washing machine which can be seen as the dark coloured scum that accumulates in the detergent draw and on the rubber seal used to necessitate regular boil washing and using products like vinegar to clean between washes. By using halo this problem is eradicated, removing another place where bacterial colonies can grow, thrive and affect your family.