Get premium indoor air safety technology for nursing and care homes.

Real-time protection for residents and staff from airborne viruses, pathogens, and allergens.

Protect The Ones You Love

Residents and staff in nursing and care homes share in each other’s company, their stories, and celebrations. However, they also share the same indoor air. As the elderly and infirm often have compromised or weakened immune systems, the indoor air quality in nursing homes is crucial.

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Most people spend approximately 90% of their time indoors.
The elderly spend even more.

Nursing and care home residents are often deprived of the health benefits that clean air affords. With much of their time spent indoors, our elderly loved ones can be exposed to harmful indoor air pollutants such as toxic fumes, unpleasant odors, and airborne viruses and bacteria.


In 2017, the EU-27’s standardized death rate from respiratory diseases for people aged 65 and over was a staggering 38 times higher than the standardized death rate of those under the age of 65.1


Studies show that an increase of 0.9ppm of carbon monoxide in air pollution causes a significant increase in cardiovascular hospital admissions in the elderly.2

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More people are dying in care homes than in hospitals due to COVID-19. For every 1,000 people in their mid-seventies or older who are infected with the virus, 116 — approximately one in nine — will die.3,4. Elderly people are at high risk of developing complications or even mortality due to infectious airborne diseases.

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Fresh air for everyone

Spending up to 20 hours a day indoors5, many elderly people miss out on the benefits of fresh, clean air. VIRUSKILLER™ isn't just any ordinary air purifier -- it provides healthy air to elderly nursing home residents who aren’t able to easily access the outdoors.

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Prevent cross-infection

With a high prevalence of comorbidity, the elderly are at significantly greater risk from COVID-19 and other life-threatening illnesses6. VIRUSKILLER™ safely decontaminates indoor air, providing real-time protection from airborne viruses and bacteria.

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VIRUSKILLER™ tackles indoor air pollutants, pathogens, and allergens, providing comfort and relief to allergy sufferers and greater protection for those residents with acute respiratory conditions and illnesses.

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Fumes and airborne traces of ammonia and other waste, as well as odors from cooking and cleaning chemicals are safely and efficiently neutralized by VIRUSKILLER™ premium activated carbon filters.

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Safer living and working environments

All-day protection from airborne contaminants, viruses, pathogens, and allergens throughout nursing homes provides a safe environment for both residents and their caregivers who live together in close quarters.

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Clean air everywhere

With a VIRUSKILLER™ for every space, residents and staff can breathe easy. The VK 103 decontaminates dining areas and communal spaces, the VK 401 freshens bedrooms, bathrooms, and kitchens, and the compact Hextio is perfectly designed for personal use.

Engineered Infection Prevention

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All in one

Unrivalled performance against organic pathogens -- viruses, bacteria, mold and fungi -- as well as allergens, irritants, smoke and VOCs.


Simple operation means out of the box indoor air safety, with no complex installation, setup or renovation required.

Certified safety

Ultra-high performance UV-C germicidal decontamination housed within a patented Reactor Chamber for safe, real-time operation.

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Airflow Control

VIRUSKILLER™ precision airflow control draws contaminated air away from occupants, expelling clean, fresh air into the breathing zone of the room.

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Air first passes through a series of filters, including a pre-filter, an activated carbon filter, and a high-end HEPA filter, trapping both large and ultrafine particles for future disposal.

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Toxic gases from outdoor air pollutants, as well as indoor odors and fumes from carpets, flooring, and cleaning chemicals are neutralized within minutes.

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Our patented Reactor Chamber is the heart of VIRUSKILLER™, ensuring that any remaining viruses, bacteria, and gases are deactivated on a single air pass.

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A VIRUSKILLER™ for every nursing home space

VK 401
for bathrooms
The VK 401 can be wall-mounted in bathrooms to not only assist in the prevention of cross-infection, but reduce unpleasant odors and chemical fumes.
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VK 401
for bedrooms
The VK 401 is ideal for bedrooms and can be used wall-mounted or free-standing. With triple filtration and eight high-power UV-C lamps, the VK 401 contains the same VIRUSKILLER™ technology found in much larger units designed for medically sensitive spaces, ensuring world-class protection where residents spend the most time.
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VK 103
for common areas
The VK 103 is the best-in-class air decontamination for communal areas and large indoor spaces. Its powerful yet silent Sirocco fan, and uncompromising set of industrial filters make the VK 103 the ultimate VIRUSKILLER™ solution for total peace of mind in dining rooms, halls, reception areas and large lounges.
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for individual spaces
Hextio sanitizes the air around a single person in a nursing home, and is ideally placed on bedside tables, reception counters, and office desks. Once air has been decontaminated, the directional hood ensures the direct flow of clean air into the individual's breathing space.
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We Share Clean Air

Welcome to the family

We’re spending more time inside, but instead of being safe from pollutants, we’re more exposed than ever. Indoor air is on average two to five times more polluted than the air outside7 — yet despite greater awareness of airborne diseases, we continue to share the same contaminated air.

Embrace clean air technology and bring fresh air back inside and join the community that is committed to turning the tables on poor indoor air.

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Complete Indoor Air Safety since 2004

VIRUSKILLER™ by Radic8 is more than just an air purifier. With almost two decades of research and development and installations across the globe, the challenge of poor indoor air quality is being solved one space at a time, enabling Radic8 to share clean air with everyone, everywhere.

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References and Footnotes

  1. Eurostat. “Respiratory diseases statistics – Deaths from diseases of the respiratory system”. Eurostat Statistics Explained, European Commission, Aug 2020 (updated September 2020)Eurostat. “Respiratory diseases statistics.”
  2. Barnett AG et al. “The effects of air pollution on hospitalizations for cardiovascular disease in elderly people in Australian and New Zealand cities”. Environmental Health Perspectives, vol. 114, 2006:1018–1023
  3. The Health Foundation. “What has been the impact of COVID-19 on care homes and the social care workforce?”. 15/5/2020
  4. Mallapaty, S. “The coronavirus is most deadly if you are older and male”. Nature, vol.585, 2020:16-17.
  5. Mendes, A. et al. “Results of a Pilot Study in Elderly Care Centers in Portugal”. Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health A, 76:4-5 (2013): 333-344, DOI: 10.1080/15287394.2013.757213
  6. World Health Organization. “International Guidelines For Certification And Classification (Coding) Of COVID-19 As Cause Of Death”. WHO. 16 Apr, 2020
  7. United States Environmental Protection Agency. “Indoor Air Quality”. EPA.