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Emperor / King qoozo has 3 main functions – to purify, sterilise and deodorise.
  1. Purify
    With industrial development around, our water supply has been contaminated by carbon monoxide, organic chemical, fertiliser, heavy metal putrid odours, colouring and so on. The Emperor / King qoozo principle is to neutralise and decompose the harmful pollutants in the water.
  2. Sterilises
    Rapidly removes water viruses and bacteria up to 99%. The Emperor / King qoozo principle decomposes these contaminants with 0.05 PPM ozone concentration level.
  3. Deodorise
    King / Emperor qoozo rapidly oxidises and decomposes odour-causing bacteria in the water. 
  • Emperor / King qoozo is 3000 times faster than chlorine in eliminating bacteria and 300 times more effective in removing the toxicity than Cresol.
  • Electrons on ozone ions have high oxidation properties that destroy bacterial cells and accelerate bacterial decomposition.
  • Viruses are made up of protein, RNA and DNA. Ozone ions not only enable the decomposition of protein, RNA and DNA, but also remove viruses completely.
Emperor / King qoozo removes bad odours by electron decomposition. By releasing an active oxygen that is an electron from the ozone bond, the single electron oxidises the proton of any element it reacts with. This means that the odour-causing bacteria contain protons and when combined with a single ozone ion, the odour is removed through oxidation. Ozone does not mask odours but completely removes them.
Fruits and vegetables continue its natural life cycle even after being harvested. The automatic release of its natural ripening agent enables the creation of yeast and mold that contributes to food decay. Emperor / King qoozo oxidises the ripening agent and limits the ethylene oxide produced in yeast and mold to preserve the freshness of perishable food.
Ozone does not leave any toxic by-products or residue, nor does it create any environmental damage with its decomposition properties as it reverts back to oxygen molecules. Other oxidation devices may leave properties and affect the food products it is used on.
For the usage of 3 hours daily with Emperor / King qoozo, the monthly consumption is around $0.30.
Ozonation first removes traces of bacteria and residue. Once your skin is clean, the pores absorb Ozone and is moisturised, leaving a slippery feeling on the hands.
Ozonation first removes traces of bacteria and residue. Once your skin is clean, the pores absorb Ozone and is moisturised, leaving a slippery feeling on the hands.
Yes, Emperor / King qoozo can be used to disinfect milk bottle and dirty utensils, then locate them at the dish washer to maintain it dryness to prevent bacterial growth.
  1. The emission of ozone for Emperor / King qoozo has passed the IEC-335-2-65 standard which is concluded harmless to human beings.
  2. The mid decay time of Ozone is reducing during drinking water.
  3. The effects of Ozone towards Protein and human body cell are mentioned in the article ‘2001 journal of food science (pls refer to this article from website for more information). Bacteria can be eliminated as of its single cell or micro-organisms. However, the size and complication of human body formation will not be simply damaged by the emission of 150mg’s concentration level.
Ozone produced by using the method of electronic discharge.
10,000 hours which equivalent to 5 years of usage.
NO. Recommended to be installed within the area of 1.5 Meters.
Yes, it is the first reusable drinking bottle that alkalises the water.
Calcium Ionized Clay is used to turn the water alkaline.
Environmentally we are not wasting plastic bottles as Little Penguin is reusable. Most bottle water is just filtered tap water, so it is not alkaline. Alkaline bottled water is usually stored in tanks so air pollutants can still reduce the alkalinity of the water.
  • Carbon from coconut shell in Malaysia
  • Assembled in Malaysia
  • Designed in Australia
It is made from high quality coconut shell from Malaysia.
4-stage filtration system
  1. PPF
  2. Silver Activated Carbon
  3. Calcium Ionised clay
  4.  PPF
Silver activated carbon can kill bacteria more effectively than ordinary activated carbon.
Alkaline water is simply water with a pH higher than 7.
Water generally starts to lose its alkalinity after 24 hours, but this can vary depending on how the water is stored and the temperature the water is kept in.
Water loses it alkalinity in general over 18-24 hours, but this depends on the methods used to alkaline the water, the amount of pollutant particles surrounding the alkaline water and what temperature the water is kept in.  Air carries PM2.5 and PM10 particles in it, so as soon as you unseal an alkaline water bottle, air gets inside the bottle and begins reducing the alkalinity of the water.
We sell the little penguin bottle with one filter included, the only replaceable part is the filter, which comes in 4 different colour options.
Regrettably, unless it is a manufacturing fault, we will not replace a broken bottle.
No, little penguin bottle and filter are not suitable for dish washer. We recommend you to hand wash it with warm or cold water with mild detergent or ecobud’s activated oxygen water to sterilize and deodorize
We do not recommend that this product is used with microbiologically contaminated water or water from unknown sources. Our product is intended to filter regular tap water. 
Generally you can filter 150 L of water through one filter, however, we still recommend changing the filter every 2 months to maintain the optimum quality of the water.
Water with a pH level higher than 7.  Increased oxygen in our blood allows for our body to neutralise excess acid build up in our body before it is stored.

Water loses it alkalinity in general over 18-24 hours, but this depends on the methods used to alkaline the water, the amount of pollutant particles surrounding the alkaline water and what temperature the water is kept in.  Air carries PM2.5 and PM10 particles in it, so as soon as you unseal an alkaline water bottle, air gets inside the bottle and begins reducing the alkalinity of the water.
  • Energized ceramic material from UK
  • KDF micro alloy particle technology from U.S.A
  • Infra-red stone technology from Japan
  • Assembled in Malaysia
  • Designed in Australia
PPF Mesh, Highly Activated Carbon, KDF, Calcium Ionized Clay, Energized Ceramic, PPF Mesh
  • Fine top mesh – Pre-filtration 
  • Energising ceramic – Breaks down water molecules into smaller and aligned water clusters to increase water absorption properties.
  • Activated carbon – Effectively filters chlorine, chemicals, bacteria and organic pollutants
  • Kinetic Degradation Fluxion (KDF) – filters heavy metals, prevents bacteria growth 
  • Calcium ionised clay & Ion exchange - Releases activated calcium ions and mild alkaline (pH 8.0 – 8.5) suitable for consumption and body absorption. Activated Alumina removes fluoride.
  • Bottom mesh – Prevents particle release
We recommend you refill the Gentoo daily to ensure the water alkalinity is high and calcium residue doesn’t build up making it difficult to clean.
Water loses it alkalinity in general over 18-24 hours, but this depends on the methods used to alkaline the water, the amount of pollutant particles surrounding the alkaline water and what temperature the water is kept in.  Air carries PM2.5 and PM10 particles in it, so as soon as you unseal an alkaline water bottle, air gets inside the bottle and begins reducing the alkalinity of the water.
Generally you can tell whether the water is being filtered well by how fast it passes through the filters.  Gentoo filters are filtering the water highly well.  They consist of Steel Mesh, Highly Activated Carbon, KDF, Calcium Ionized Clay, Energized Ceramic, and Steel Mesh.
Yes, the Gentoo Filters removes up to 98% of fluoride.
Yes, we have independent tests carried out. However results can vary across the country as tap water can vary depending on its source, its pH level and how it is treated.
Yes, they are BPA (Bisphenol A) free.
It is important that you follow the instructions and prepare the filter properly before use. The filter should be kept moist at all times therefore we recommend that the jug is kept full of water.
As the water is exposed to the air it will eventually go stale, we recommend recycling the water every day to maintain freshness and prevent bacteria growth. Recommended period is within 48 hrs.
It is not necessary to refrigerate the water.
Yes, you can. However, it will alter the effectiveness and the life span of the filter as the filters are specifically manufactured for treated tap water.
These are calcium residue so are harmless. Usually they are a symptom that the filter hasn’t been prepared properly before use.
You should repeat the filter preparation procedures.
Yes, we recommend keeping the jug full of water; this will prevent the filter from drying out.
The main substance that removes it is the calcium ion exchange resin in the calcium ionized clay stage.  This removes most of the fluoride and at a stable rate.
The fluoride ions are exchanged by the calcium ions.
They stay in the ion exchange resin until full and the filter is replaced.
Depends on level of fluoride in the water and amount of water filtered through the bottle, so can be anywhere between 2-3 months, currently no tests have been completed to determine this.
Water starts showing up in the bloodstream within five minutes; half of the water is absorbed in 11-13 minutes; and it is completely absorbed in 75-120 minutes.
Removal of the acidic ions only enables the water to stay alkaline for a limited period of time.  Air pollution and bacteria is easily attracted to the alkaline water, resulting in the water returning to its normal state quickly.  This process also wastes the excess acidic water during the filter process.  By increasing the mineral content of the water, it allows for the alkalinity of the water to remain for a long period of time as it is not largely affected by air pollutants and bacteria.  There is also no water waste during our filtration process.
It helps our body stay healthy and counteracts the effect of over acidity in our system. Virtually all foods contain acid, the recommended 80/20 ratio of alkaline to acid food, has been reversed by our modern diet to more like 90% acidic and 10% alkaline. Alkaline water is natural antioxidants. A glass of alkaline water has more antioxidant power than fresh orange juice!
Your body requires this as you need both Acid and Alkaline to maintain your internal body parts (i.e. Stomach requires acid to help break down fat, kidneys require alkaline to get rid of waste and neutralises excess acid).  Blood requires a slightly alkaline pH level of 7.365 used to fight disease and provide energy to your hard working internal organs.  If this balance not maintained you will get tired, lose energy and have a greater risk of disease and being sick.  Oxygen is lost and used during the bloods journey through our body and replaced by CO2 (acid) causing alkalinity in our blood to decrease, making it difficult for our red blood cells to maintain the remaining oxygen.  This balance must be maintained to allow for effective distribution of oxygen throughout our body.
Alkaline neutralises the acid by balancing the PH levels in the mouth reducing bacteria and plaque build-up.
Tap water varies between alkaline and acidic depending on where it comes from and how it is treated.  Exposure to dust, air pollutants (PM2.5 and PM10), industrial waste, bush fires and smog, all cause naturally spring water to lose its alkalinity.  Chemicals used to assist in filtration of the river, lake or dam water for removing chemicals and foreign particles, can sometimes improve the alkalinity of the tap water as it has a positive oxidation reduction potential making it apt to acquire electrons and oxidise the water molecules.  However, the water is not filtered well enough for us to drink as rust, algae, bacteria, chemicals and other foreign particles are found inside the water that comes out of our tap.
BPA is short for bis-phenol A, a synthetic chemical widely used to harden plastic containers and bottles storing food and drink; in the linings of cans, in dental sealants and medical equipment, and has even been traced in cash register and ATM receipts.

BPA is an endocrine disruptor and has been linked to heart disease, diabetes and cancer. It can enter our bloodstream through our skin and because we can come into contact with so many sources of BPA it is difficult to avoid. Just about everyone has a detectable level of BPA in their bodies.
Whether or not it causes us real harm is a strongly debated topic. Some scientists dismiss consumer concerns as an overreaction to inconclusive studies, whilst others say the evidence is mounting that even in low doses, BPA’s effects on the human body are cause for serious concerns.
  • Opt for glass, ceramic or stainless steel food containers, particularly for hot food and liquids
  • Don’t wash polycarbonate plastic containers in the dishwasher with harsh detergents.
  • Avoid using plastic containers that are chipped or cracked.
  • Reduce your use of canned and processed foods.
  • Avoid plastic containers with #7 on the bottom – they usually contain BPA.
  • Look for products labelled “BPA-free”.
  • Wash your hands after handling receipt or paper money.
Little penguin is made from FDA- and DOH-approved PET that is free of toxic BPA, phthalates and PVC, and is 100-percent recyclable. Yes, it is designed to be reused over and over again.
But like all drink containers, it must be cleaned regularly.
This is usually a sign of a blocked filter, remove filter from the jug and rinse under running tap water for a few minutes.
It normally takes 4 – 6 minutes for the water to be filtered, if it is extremely slow it could be that there is a blockage in the filter. To remove blockage take filter out of jug and rinse in running tap water for a few minutes. Clean underside of filter with a soft brush.
The media we use is activated alumina. The process works by ion exchange, as the water flows through the filter it comes into contact with the media (activated alumina),  
the fluoride is attracted to the activated alumina and is absorbed.
Activated Alumina is generally specific to fluoride and is probably the most commonly used fluoride removal technology today.
This process is known to remove up to 98% of the fluoride in water.
Initial Use
  1. Rinse filter under normal temperature
  2. Fill the bottle
  3. Screw the spout on and test squeeze to make sure it doesn't leak
  4. Squeeze the penguins stomach (middle of the bottle) until half of the water has come out
  5. The water bottle is ready for use
Regular Use
  1. Fill the bottle three quarters full
  2. Screw the spout on and test squeeze to make sure it doesn't leak
  3. When drinking you can squeeze or sip and squeeze, directly placing the spout in your mouth
  4. The stomach of the penguin bottle is the best and easiest place to squeeze and it will also will keep the plastic body of the bottle in good condition
  5. The plastic will loosen up after about two weeks of usage, so it should get easier to squeeze
  6. The filter will loosen up after a few uses of the bottle, allowing for more a quicker water flow
  7. Angle the bottle between 15-30 degrees when using squeezing the water bottle and you should find the water come out a little easier
Maintenance
  1. Remove the filter and rinse under normal temperature water once a week, as this will get a greater life from your filter Do not wash the filter with hot water or soap
  2. You can wash your bottle, lid and cap with soap or ozone water
Before you start using your new Little Penguin water filter bottle, there are a few steps we recommend doing to get the most out of your bottle.
  1. First unscrew the lid from the bottle and rinse the attached filter under running tap water.
  2. Fill the bottle with water, and tighten the lid back on the bottle so that the filter is resting, fully submerged in the water inside. Keep filter sitting in water for a few minutes.
  3. Empty contents of bottle, and refill with tap water.
  4. Your bottle is now ready for use! 

 
Best drinking way, we recommend sipping by directly placing the spout in your mouth.
Slightly loosen the plastic mouthpiece. This will reduce some of the air pressure built up inside the bottle.
No squeezing is required. The newly designed nozzle made from soft silicone to ensure sipping comfort of filtered water.
We recommend you to wash the silicone nozzle with warm or cold water with mild detergent.
Change needed after using the filter for 2 months of usage or 150 litres of usage (about 214 refills)
To maintain an optimum quality of the bottle, we recommend sipping and not squeezing to strongly on the bottle or drop it.
No, little penguin bottle mk.2 and filter are not suitable for dish washer. We recommend you to hand wash it with warm or cold water with mild detergent or ecobud’s activated oxygen water to sterilize and deodorize
No, little penguin mk.2 bottle and filter are not suitable for hot water. We recommend you to hand wash it with warm or cold water with mild detergent or ecobud’s activated oxygen water to sterilize and deodorize
Yes, the bottle is able to be store in the fridge. However, do not put the bottle or filter in the freezer.
The flow is slightly slower as it has 4-stages filtration system
To maintain the bottle,
  1. Remove the filter and rinse under normal temperature water once a week, as this will get a greater life from your filter Do not wash the filter with hot water or soap. 
  2. You can wash your bottle, lid and cap with soap or ozone water.
No, the filters will not expire until they come into contact with water. Replacement filters should be stored in a cool, dry place. However, for optimum quality, we recommend keeping the filters for no longer than 2 years.

Filters should be replaced 2 months from first contact with water – even if it has not filtered 150Litres of water in that time. 
  
Our filter cartridges are made 100% recyclable and could be safely dispose in the recycle bin.
Before you start using your new Little Penguin Glass water filter bottle, there are a few steps we recommend doing to get the most out of your bottle.
  1. First unscrew the lid from the bottle and rinse the attached filter under running tap water.
  2. Fill the bottle with water, and tighten the lid back on the bottle so that the filter is resting, fully submerged in the water inside. Keep filter sitting in water for a few minutes.
  3. Empty contents of bottle, and refill with tap water.
  4. Your bottle is now ready for use! 
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