Running time: on the hour 8 times more bacteria than the toiletPictolic
It turns out that we wear on the wrist a real hotbed of infection: this is confirmed by the results of recent research. Smear from the surface of the clock showed that they are eight times dirtier than a toilet seat. In samples found a huge amount of bacteria and mould, many times exceeding the permissible limits.
What that means for owners and how to maintain health and favorite accessory — learn from our material.
While research companies are Tic Watches samples were taken from 10 different types of hours to learn whether they have aerobic bacteria or mold and how many germs do live on their surface.
The results were surprising and nausea every hours had inflated several times the level of bacteria.
The dirtiest were fitness trackers. Some samples were dirtier than the surface of the toilet and the flush handle.
On the clock with a plastic and leather straps found more mold than on the accessories with metal bracelets.
British firm manufacturing hours noted that according to surveys, 24% of their customers have never cleaned your clock, and every fifth clean them only once in six months.
Scientists recommend to clean your watch at least once a month if you wear them every day, or give them to a specialist for a professional cleaning, if you can't do it yourself. This procedure will help not only to preserve the beautiful appearance of the accessory, but also saves you from the risk of catching any infection.
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