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shosterman wrote:Can someone with an account please post the review. My wife has bad allergies and I'm thinking of getting this for the bedroom.
Also wasn't there an article a few years ago about brookstone air purifiers actually causing some respiratory problems.
1. The Consumer Reports ratings on this offering are mid-range though they don't have an actual detailed review (at least I didn't see one.) The Amazon user ratings on the other hand are high. This item may well be worth buying at Woot's typical good price, paticularly if your concern is food and other odors.
I bought similar products a number of years ago from Woot and gave them to people with allergies who raved about them. That doesn't mean these would be as effective for that purpose. I believe I found substantial material on the internet evaluating competing products and what features to look for. Try looking now.
2. I do recall serveral years ago CR saying other brands which relied on ionization did more harm than good.
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shosterman wrote:Found the article about some ionic purifiers that create small amounts of ozone can cause respiratory problems.
Is this unit one if those?
The ion fad is over. You can find them at Goodwill.
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I have not seen any mention of the CADR aka Clean Air Delivery Rate standard http://www.air-purifier-power.com/cadr.html
Since it is a voluntary standard not all companies submit their units and as the link I posted mentioned, it's not a perfect standard either but it IS a starting point for comparisons.
I haven't seen a CADR rating for the Sanyo anyplace but don't have time to dig around much this morning.
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