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nanoe™ X

A woman, in white, stands by an open window and breathes in the fresh air as it blows through her white blinds.

Quality air for life

Enriching lives around the world with quality air

a nanoe concept image showing how the technology works with air circulation

Three key elements of quality air design

  1. Control temperature and humidity
  2. Lower indoor contaminant levels by exhausting air and/or supplying fresh, filtered air
  3. Mitigate particulate matter, allergens and odors
Breathe Well Indoor Air Quality Solutions

We breathe around 20,000 times per day

In fact, we breathe in nearly 40 lbs of air1, which is 15 times more air by weight than the food we eat or the water we drink every day.2 So, for us to live well and breathe well, the quality of the air we breathe is just as important as the quality of the food and water we consume.

An image of a mother and son grocery shopping. They are wearing masks and the son rides in the shopping cart.

Complete air purification

nanoe™ X purifies your air when you are home or away – even when cooling is off. There is no maintenance required for a nanoe™ X device as nanoe™ X is generated from water in the air, allowing for 24-hour performance. It also has low energy consumption, with a fan mode that runs on only 25W per hour.3

the nanoex logo

Return to a fresh smelling home every time

Leave nanoe™ mode ON to deodorize, inhibit allergens and remove dust particles (PM2.5) while you're away.

A concept image illustrating how small a nano is.

The origin of the name nanoe™

One nanometer (nm) is one billionth of one meter. If the size of the earth were one meter, a nanometer would be about the size of a dime. The size of nanoe™ particles is 5-20nm. While small, these particles have a big effect. Panasonic’s unique nanoe™ technology involves special expertise at the nanometer level. It deodorizes, inhibits the growth of bacteria and viruses, and is effective in dust removal for a fresher, cleaner indoor environment.

The five effects of nanoe™ X

nanoe™ X are nano-sized electrostatic atomized water particles with 4.8 trillion OH radicals.
graphical representations of different unpleasant odors: cigarette smoke, pet odors, dirty laundry and food waste

Odors

Eliminates common odors.

graphical representation of allergens: pollen, pet dander and dust

Allergens

Inhibits pet-derived and other major allergens.

graphical representation of pollen and flowers

Pollens

Inhibits pollens globally all year round.

graphical representation of hazardous substances: car exhaust, poisons and air pollution

Hazardous substances

Breaks down/inhibits hazardous substances known to be found in PM2.5.

graphical representation of moisture particles next to a head of hair

Skin & hair

Moisturizes skin and reduces frizz for sleeker hair.

How nanoe™ X works for odor

nanoe™ X reliably reaches odors embedded in fibers.

OH radicals break down odor-causing substances.

Odor is eliminated.⁴⁻¹¹

How nanoe™ X works for allergens

nanoe™ X reliably reaches allergens.

OH radicals denature allergen proteins​.

Allergen is inhibited.¹²

How nanoe™ X works for pollen

nanoe™ X reliably reaches pollen​.

OH radicals denature pollen proteins​.

Pollen is inhibited.¹³

How nanoe™ X works for hazardous substances

nanoe™ X reliably reaches hazardous substance.

OH radicals denature hazardous substance proteins.

Hazardous substance is inhibited.¹⁴

How nanoe™ X works for skin & hair

Without nanoe™ X = dry skin

1. Moisture escapes and skin dries out.
2. Skin texture deteriorates and corneum sloughs off.

With nanoe™ X = moisturized skin

1. nanoe™ X combines with natural sebum to coat the skin.
2. Leads to smooth, well hydrated skin.¹⁵ ¹⁶

Without nanoe™ X = frizzy hair

The hair's moisture balance falls, leading to frizzy hair. With difficulty reflecting light, gloss is reduced and texture is grainy.

With nanoe™ X = smooth hair

Helps the hair achieve a proper moisture balance, making for shiny hair that reflects light and allows fingers to be run through it smoothly.¹⁷

Eliminating common odors with nanoe™ X

picture of a room showing sources for common household odors

nanoe™ X particles, which are smaller than steam particles, penetrate the deepest parts of fibers, allowing for highly effective deodorization.4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11 OH radicals reach the sources of the odors themselves and suppress them until they are barely noticeable.

[Not a result of experiments in an actual use environment.]

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1. Uchiyama, Iwao (Department of Occupational Health, National Institute of Public Health, Japan). “Air and Human Beings: from the Physiological Viewpoint“ (1999). https://ci.nii.ac.jp/naid/110008447936/

2. Ministry of the Environment, Japan. Heat Illness Environmental Health Manual 2018,p.32, fig. 3-2.
http://www.wbgt.env.go.jp/pdf/manual/heatillness_manual_3-1.pdf

3. Energy consumption may vary depending on models.

4. [Testing organization] Panasonic Product Analysis Center [Testing method] Verified using the six-level odor intensity scale method in an approximately 23㎥ sized test room [Deodorization method] nanoe™ released [Test substance] Surface-attached cigarette smoke odor [Test result] Odor intensity reduced by 2.4 levels in 12 minutes (4AA33-160615-N04)

5. [Testing organization] Panasonic Product Analysis Center [Testing method] Verified using the six-level odor intensity scale method in an approximately 23㎥ sized test room [Deodorization method] nanoe™ released [Test substance] Surface-attached pet odor [Test result] Odor intensity reduced by 1.5 levels in 1 hour (4AA33-160315-A34)

6. [Testing organization] Panasonic Product Analysis Center [Testing method] Verified using the six-level odor intensity scale method in an approximately 23㎥ sized test room [Deodorization method] nanoe™ released [Test substance] Surface-attached durian odor [Test result] Odor intensity reduced by 1 level in 0.5 hours (1V332-180402-K01)

7. [Testing organization] Panasonic Product Analysis Center [Testing method] Verified using the six-level odor intensity scale method in an approximately 23㎥ sized test room [Deodorization method] nanoe™ released [Test substance] Surface-attached BBQ odor [Test result] Odor intensity reduced by 1.2 levels in 2 hours (4AA33-151221-N01)

8. [Testing organization] Panasonic Product Analysis Center [Testing method] Verified using the six-level odor intensity scale method in an approximately 23㎥ sized test room [Deodorization method] nanoe™ released [Test substance] Surface-attached sweat odor [Test result] Odor intensity reduced by 1.1 levels in 1 hour (Y16HM016)

9. [Testing organization] Panasonic Product Analysis Center [Testing method] Verified using the six-level odor intensity scale method in an approximately 23㎥ sized test room [Deodorization method] nanoe™ released [Test substance] Surface-attached damp odor [Test result] Odor intensity reduced by 1.7 levels in 0.5 hours (Y16RA002).

10. [Testing organization] Panasonic Product Analysis Center [Testing method] Verified using the six-level odor intensity scale method in an approximately 23㎥ sized test room [Deodorization method] nanoe™ released [Test substance] Surface-attached garbage odor [Test result] <Methylmercaptan> Odor intensity reduced by 1.2 levels in 0.5 hours (1V332-18220-K11) <Trimethylamine> Odor intensity reduced by 1.4 levels in 0.5 hours (1V332-180220-K12)

11. [Testing organization] Odor and Aroma Design Course, Department of Integrated Informatics, Faculty of Informatics, Daido University [Testing method] Verified using the six-level odor intensity scale method in an approximately 23㎥ sized test room [Deodorization method] nanoe™ released [Test substance] Simulated body odor of middle-aged and older people attached to pillow cover [Test result] Odor intensity reduced by 0.65 levels in 6 hours

Note: Deodorization effect varies according to the environment (temperature and humidity), operation time, odor, and fabric types. It does not eliminate toxic substances in cigarettes (carbon monoxide, etc.). Odors that are continuously generated (e.g., building material odors and pet odors) are not completely eliminated.

12. [Testing organization] Panasonic Product Analysis Center [Testing method] Verified using the electrophoresis method in an approximately 23㎥ sized test room [Inhibition method] nanoe™ released [Test substance] Allergens (Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus, Dermatophagoides farina, Cedar, Cypress, Orchard grass, Ragweed, Alnus japonica, Japanese white birch, Artemisia, Olive, Juniper, Casuarina, Miscanthus, Timothy grass, Humulus japonicus, Alternaria, Aspergillus, Candida, Malassezia, Cockroach, Moth, Dog (dander), Cat (dander)) [Test result] Inhibiting effect was confirmed in 24 hours (4AA33-160615-F01, 4AA33-170301-F15, 4AA33-151001-F01, 4AA33-151028-F01, 4AA-33-160601-F01, 4AA33-160601-F02, 4AA33-160701-F01, 1V332-180301-F01, 4AA33-160615-F02, 4AA33-160615-F03, 4AA33-160620-F01)

Note: Results may vary based on usage, and seasonal and environmental variables (temperature and humidity).

13. [Testing organization] Panasonic Product Analysis Center [Testing method] Verified using the electrophoresis method in an approximately 23㎥ sized test room [Inhibition method] nanoe™ released [Test substance] Cedar, Cypress, Orchard grass, Ragweed, Alnus japonica, Japanese white birch, Artemisia, Olive, Juniper, Casuarina, Miscanthus, Timothy grass, Humulus japonicus pollen [Test result] Inhibiting effect was confirmed in 24 hours (4AA33-151015-F01, 4AA33-151028-F01, 4AA33-160601-F01, 4AA33-160601-F02, 4AA33-160701-F01, 1V332-180301-F01)

Note: Results may vary based on usage and seasonal/environmental variables (temperature and humidity).

14. [Testing organization] Panasonic Product Analysis Center [Testing method] Measured the amount of attached organic substances in an approximately 23㎥ sized test room [Inhibition method] nanoe™ released [Test result] <Aromatic carboxylic acid (benzoic acid)> Broken down at least 99% in approximately 8 hours (Y17NF096) (Paraffin (hexadecane)> Broken down at least 99% in approximately 16 hours (Y17NF089)

Note: Results may vary based on usage, and seasonal and environmental variables (temperature and humidity).

15. [Testing organization] Panasonic Product Analysis Center [Testing method] Rest period: 90 minutes, nanoe™ exposure time: 60 minutes, retention: 60 minutes. 8 women aged 30~49 with dry to normal skin. [Test result] Change in skin moisture content equivalent to a 20 percentage point increase from 30% --> 50% in environmental humidity (USG-KT-14K-012-TM)

16. [Testing organization] FCG Research Institute, Inc. [Testing method and test result] Of 20 women 40 ± 2 years old, 10 women used a nanoe™ generating device at home for 28 days, while the other 10 women used a device with no nanoe™ generating device for 28 days at home (19104)

17. [Testing organization] Panasonic Product Analysis Center [Testing method and test result] Approximately 46㎥ sized test room, room temperature 25 degrees Celsius, humidity 40%. Bundles (6 bundles) of hair were suspended 2m from a nanoe™ generating device, with repeated operation of the nanoe™ generating device: 8 hours on and 16 hours off. (USD-KS-15S-009-TM) [Method] nanoe™ released [Test substance] Hair

Note: Individual results may vary based on usage, and seasonal and environmental variables (temperature and humidity).