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DID YOU KNOW?

  • It takes just 7 hours for one germ to multiply into a colony of millions.
  • 189. The number of germ types that may inhabit your toilet.
  • Up to 80 per cent of food poisoning cases are caused by germs inside your home.
  • Every time you flush your toilet, you are helping germs to spread.
  • More than 50 per cent of bacteria found in bathroom toilet originate from faeces.
  • Ideal breeding grounds for germs are Toilet seats, Towels, Door knobs, flush handles etc.
  • Even a toilet that is clean-looking can be a breeding ground for germs.
  • Deadly germs like diphtheria can live on toilet surfaces for as many as 180 days.
  • One square centimetre in a clean-looking toilet can be home to as many as several million germs.

So keep your toilets and bathroom extra clean. Use disinfectants on a regular basis.

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