UnaliWear Statement on COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease)
Researchers are still studying COVID-19 and how to ensure that the disease’s virus cells are killed on all surfaces.
UnaliWear’s protocol is to exceed the recommendations for ensuring SARS-CoV virus cells are killed. (SARS-CoV is another coronavirus that is genetically close to SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-191.) Researchers report that SARS-CoV is easily killed by heat at 56℃ (132.8℉) for 15 minutes2.
- Therefore, after packing your shipping box, our team is proactively heating your Kanega box and its contents at 60℃ (150℉) for 60 minutes to provide extra precaution for our independent and vulnerable customers.
- We recommend washing your hands after opening your cardboard shipping box and before opening your Kanega box3.
1Naming COVID-19 and the virus that causes it. https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/technical-guidance/naming-the-coronavirus-disease-(covid-2019)-and-the-virus-that-causes-it
2Reference SARS-CoV research on temperature and time: https://www.hindawi.com/journals/av/2011/734690/
3Shipping statement from the United States Postal Service: https://about.usps.com/newsroom/statements/usps-statement-on-coronavirus.htm
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