Ads for `germ-killing' air-cons suspended - Manufacturers told to back up claims - Bangkok Post, April 1, 2005
The Consumer Protection Board (CPB) has suspended advertising
for 11 air-conditioner models until it determines if claims about
their germ-killing properties are misleading or overstated.
The brands affected are Saijo Denki, Amena, LG, Carrier, Hitachi,
Panasonic, Samsung, York, Daikin, Mitsubishi Electric Mr Slim and
Mitsubishi Heavy Duty.
Most of the companies have advertised that their air-conditioners
are able to kill germs, bacteria or viruses, of contain purification
systems that provide ``99.99% clean air'' to users...
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