Key Facts About Ozone

  • Ozone is released when lightning strikes, and is thought to contribute to that fresh smell that is common after a storm
  • Ozone is among the strongest natural oxidizing agents on the planet - more powerful than chlorine
  • Ozone technology is commonly used in bottling plants to clean and sanitize the water and bottles
  • Ozone has been used in municipal water treatment for hundreds of years
  • Ozone has been approved by the FDA for use on organic foods
  • Ozone kills 99.9% of pathogens; it’s even effective on chlorine-resistant cryptosporidium
  • Ozone comprises the ozone layer protects the earth from the more harmful ultraviolet rays of the sun