CIC Holdings unveils air purifying wonder bulb

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CIC Holdings Plc has introduced the ‘CIC Wonder Bulb,’ a CFL bulb that also works as an air sanitiser, purifier and deodoriser.

Based on the same mechanics as the phenomenon of photo catalysis which occurs in plants, the bulb uses the emitting light to purify the surrounding atmosphere and is an environmentally friendly way to improve the overall quality of indoor air.

“CIC Holdings is proud to introduce the CIC Wonder Bulb in association with Orel Manufacturing and Hybrid Technologies, and give CIC Holdings Managing Director and CEO Samantha Ranatunga (centre) looks on as Hybrid Technologies Chairman and Managing Director Nalaka Edirisinghe (left) and Orel Manufacturing Managing Director and CEO Kushan Kodituwakku exchange the agreementconsumers a convenient way to eliminate pollutants, allergens and unpleasant odours in their homes through a simple CFL bulb,” CIC Managing Director and CEO Samantha Ranatunga said.

“CIC continually strives to nurture life through environmentally sustainable products, and the introduction of the CIC Wonder Bulb will enable consumers to easily save money and reduce electricity consumption while improving the overall quality of air within their household,” he added.

The venture is a result of the tripartite agreement between manufacturer Orel Manufacturing Ltd., nanotechnology partner Hybrid Technologies Ltd. and CIC Holdings.

The CIC Wonder Bulb uses nano semiconductor photo catalytic technology to eliminate harmful microorganisms in the room without the use of sanitising chemicals. Additionally, the bulb is equipped with a next generation sanitising coating that not only eliminates surrounding germs, but also decomposes of the cell itself and any toxic by-products, thereby effectively decreasing further spreading of the microorganisms.  

With a lifetime of up to 8,000 hours, the CIC Wonder Bulb is available in 9W, 15W and 20W wattages. In addition to air purification, the CIC Wonder Bulb is also capable of eliminating unpleasant odours without using deodorisers that contain potentially harmful chemicals such as benzene and formaldehyde.