IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--UviCube, the first baby-focused sanitizing device in the U.S. to utilize the germicidal properties of ultraviolet (UV) light on everything from baby bottles to cell phones, today announced its availability in the U.S. market. Parents who want to efficiently and conveniently sanitize items their babies use and touch everyday can now turn to UviCube to eliminate 99.9% of harmful germs found on the surfaces of baby bottles, pacifiers, cups and toys. UviCube also sanitizes items that cannot be exposed to moisture or heat, such as cell phones, remote controls and other electronic, household and personal items.
“New parents can find themselves stuck in a constant cycle of feeding, washing, sanitizing, drying and putting away,” said founder Autumn Colayco. “UviCube offers much more convenience for parents with its ‘set it and leave it’ functionality and efficient storage capabilities. It helps provide the peace of mind that their baby’s items are thoroughly sanitized.”
UviCube features a highly reflective inner chamber that maximizes the reach of UV light to kill bacteria on the exposed surfaces of the contents inside, with the simple press of a button. Offering more versatility than just a baby bottle sterilizer, UviCube’s UV light is safer than boiling water or hot steam, protecting users from the risk of burns, and is able to sanitize moisture and heat-sensitive items like electronics and other personal items.
UviCube offers three cycles:
- DRY+UV: 35 minutes of drying and 10 minutes of sanitizing for pre-washed baby-centric feeding, teething and play items
- UV: 10 minutes for sanitizing items that don't require drying or are sensitive to heat and moisture
- FAN: An optional 5 minutes of circulation for additional drying or to ventilate the inner chamber between uses.
Measuring 12” wide x 14” deep x 15” tall, UviCube is large enough to hold up to six bottles (more depending on bottle size and accessories) or an assortment of items like a tablet, a watch and television remote, yet it is compact enough to fit conveniently on any countertop. The unique drying function and storage chamber allow parents to save on clean-up time and counter space, while the modern design and blue and grey color options easily integrate into any kitchen or nursery.
Founder Autumn Colayco became highly conscious about protecting against germs after her first child spent the first two weeks of her life in the NICU for an infection. After searching for devices and gadgets to protect her child from germs, she came across UV products while living in Asia. Autumn decided to develop a high quality product specifically for the U.S. market that was easy to use and understand, validated by a reputable, nationally recognized laboratory in the U.S. and met all U.S. federal, state and local standards.
UviCube (Kokirri, LLC) was created in 2012. UviCube eliminates 99.9% of harmful bacteria when exposed to ultraviolet (UV) light. Dry and store baby bottles, pacifiers and cups until you need them. Because UviCube uses UV light, mobile phones, electronics, toys and other items that cannot be exposed to moisture or heat can be conveniently sanitized. UviCube tested and identified high quality materials to make sure the product meets U.S. standards and complies with federal, state and local regulatory requirements. Results in eliminating 99.9% of harmful bacteria on surfaces exposed to UV light have also been validated by a nationally recognized testing laboratory. UviCube is based in Irvine, CA and has patents pending. For more information about UviCube, please visit: http://www.uvicube.com.