UV cleaner zaps toothbrush germs

A germaphobe's delight

Herrington

Now that you have the proper equipment to purify your air and water , we thought it appropriate to address the germaphobe's holiest of hygiene utensils: the toothbrush.

Using technology similar to that of the " SteriPEN " water purifier, Herrington's "Violight" toothbrush sanitizer uses UV rays to zap bacteria in the name of oral hygiene, according to Coolest-Gadgets. The device holds multiple brushes (up to four), which true 'phobes might find somewhat gross.

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