What you don’t know about feminine hygiene units


In today’s world, when you enter into the ladies washroom, a feminine hygiene disposal unit is regularly available. Understandably, it is a product that is expected to be in a washroom. The vast availability of feminine hygiene units has potentially diluted the users understanding of how dangerous and unhygienic these units can be if they remain untreated. Along with this, perhaps there is a preconceived notion that all women have a strong understanding of feminine hygiene units. Here at Cannon Hygiene we want to remind all of our viewers of these dangers and bring it back to the basics. Our latest topic is What you don’t know about feminine hygiene units.


Number One

Waste in the feminine hygiene units contain pathogenic microbes that cause disease. Each unit can contain one billion to 10 billion pathogenic microbes per gram of waste. That’s a shocking TRILLION germs or 1,000,000,000,000.


Number Two

The germs in feminine hygiene units can cause skin infections, candida, gonorrhea and herpes if they remain untreated. Yikes!!


Number Three

How often do you think that standard feminine hygiene units are washed? Some feminine hygiene units that you see in the ladies washroom are NEVER washed, The bag within the unit that contains the waste is only removed but the unit itself is not washed. In some cases the units are left for months and years with just a wipe-down.


Number Four

Don’t be fooled! The units may smell okay, but they are not clean. They just have an odour neutraliser!


Number Five

The good news is Cannon Hygiene’s germicide Activap™ kills 99.999% of pathogenic microbes! That means that they can’t cause infection. And we remove, wash and replace our units EVERY TIME. So they’re clean too!


What you don't know about feminine hygiene units


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