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The world's first toilet bowl night light is back & ready to fight toilet bacteria! Now using AA batteries for increased Battery life!
The world's first toilet bowl night light is back & ready to fight toilet bacteria! Now using AA batteries for increased Battery life!
The world's first toilet bowl night light is back & ready to fight toilet bacteria! Now using AA batteries for increased Battery life!
3,715 backers pledged $105,280 to help bring this project to life.

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In 2014 you helped us bring to life the world's first toilet bowl night light right here on Kickstarter! Now we're bringing you the world's first Germ Fighting Toilet Bowl Night Light!

50% OFF ONLY ON KICKSTARTER! 

 

Introducing IllumiBowl: Anti-Germ

IllumiBowl: Anti-Germ fights toilet germs but is 100% safe for humans. Utilizing medical grade technology found in hospitals your IllumiBowl is able to directly target toilet germs with non UVC wavelengths of light that are lethal to bacteria, but completely harmless to humans! 

NEW: Anti-Germ Diode  

Anti-Germ Light
Anti-Germ Light

 

Anti-Germ Light in Action
Anti-Germ Light in Action

NEW: Upgraded from AAA to AA batteries 

More Power: AA batteries contain 3X the power capacity of AAA batteries. Upgrading to AA batteries only slightly increased the body size but gives the Anti-Germ IllumiBowl the power it needs to blast away the germs in your toilet day after day.

Longer Battery Life: Not only did using AA batteries give the Anti Germ IllumiBowl the needed power to fight your toilet's batteries. It should also boost the longevity of your battery life. Potentially lasting up to 2X as long!

NEW: Sleek Design

The Anti Germ IllumiBowl sports a sleek new body design allowing it to blend in with the curves of your toilet.  

Sleek New Body
Sleek New Body

 

SAME CLASSIC FEATURES YOU LOVE

  • Fits ANY Toilet
  • Motion Activated
  • Only Turns on in the Dark
  • Sets to 8 different colors or color-rotates
  • 3 Brightness Levels 

HOW IT FIGHTS GERMS

IllumiBowl: Anti Germ fights toilet bacteria with the power of light! Utilizing special anti germ bulb IllumiBowl blasts energy for 15 seconds after each 2 regular minute cycle and once a day for 8 minutes straight.

The Science

The Anti-Germ IllumiBowl blasts highly focused 470 nanometer light waves to fight the most common germs found in your toilet. Exposure to this specific wavelength for 6 minutes provides the necessary energy to cause significant damage to the photo receptors of common toilet bacteria. Over the last decade numerous studies (See list of Studies below) have been published proving the efficacy of utilizing specific wavelengths of non-UV blue spectrum light to kill and fight common bacteria. This technology has been used in cutting edge hospital applications for years and is finally available for use in your toilet! No need for harmful UV-C rays.

Development, Testing & Research 

Significant research and development went into developing the Anti-Germ IllumiBowl. Since releasing the original IllumiBowl back in 2014, this has always been our end goal. It took two years of constant prototyping, development, lab tests, and refining technology in order to get here but we finally have nailed it! 

Anti-Germ IllumiBowl Petri Dish Tests
Anti-Germ IllumiBowl Petri Dish Tests

 

Early Anti-Germ IllumiBowl Bulb Prototypes
Early Anti-Germ IllumiBowl Bulb Prototypes

 

3D Render of AA Body with Anti-Germ Diode
3D Render of AA Body with Anti-Germ Diode

 

Studies on Killing Germs with Non-UV Light  

Risks and challenges

This isn't our first rodeo anymore. We learned an incredible amount after successfully fulfilling our first IllumiBowl Kickstarter in 2014 and our second Kickstarter in 2016. There are many variables when dealing with overseas manufacturers that we have been able to learn and master. We have been able to stream-line production & cut down risk significantly over the last two years. We have confirmed samples of the new IllumiBowl and are confident in the abilities of our now tried and tested manufacturers. There can always be delays with factories & ports due to unforeseen storms, strikes & political variables but we have done everything to mitigate these risks and we are extremely confident in our ability to give all of our backers the best IllumiBowl experience ever.

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