Frequently Asked Questions
Biocera Green Ball
• What are the features of the Biocera Laundry Ball?
i. No or little detergents/softeners are required. Cost- savings.
ii. Does not lather, hence you can reduce the number of rinses. Cost savings in terms of water and electricity consumption.
iii. This eco friendly product does not creat dirt builtup in the washing machine and hence you do not need to clean your washing machine.
iv. Excellent for people with sensitive skin and children as the Biocera Laundry Balls do not have residues as compared with detergents.
v. Suppresses the generation of static electricity during washing
vi. It has super deodorising effect and is anti-bacterial.
• Why do we use the Biocera Laundry Balls for our laundry instead of detergent?
Clothes will be washed free from chemicals and will come out clean without the use of toxic detergents. Detergents are often non-biodegradable and would pollute our seas and oceans.
• How can the Biocera Laundry Balls clean the laundry?
The ceramic beads in the Biocera Laundry Balls emits Far Infra Red Rays and generates negative ions. The rays minimize the water cluster size and the negative ions lower the surface tensile strength. This enhances the smaller water clusters to penetrate the fabric and loosen the dirt. The active energy generated by the ceramic balls during washing can eliminate bacteria and odour. These are the added functions of the Biocera Laundry Balls.
• Do we need to add detergent to our laundry when we are using the Biocera Laundry Balls?
The Biocera Laundry Balls have the similar ability of detergents to clean and soften clothes. Hence, there is no need to add in detergents. However, if the clothes are oily or badly stained, you may wish to soak them in water together with the Biocera Laundry Balls in the washing machine before commencing with the washing. You may also wish to add in some biodegradable detergent in the wash as an added measure.
• Is it effective in cleaning all types of dirt on clothes?
Biocera Laundry Balls is as effective as detergents in cleaning laundry. Similarly, certain contaminations e.g. diry collar, ball pen ink, protein contaminations like blood stains will require enzyme detergents. Whit coloured clothes that are easily tinged with yellow will also need a little bleach sometimes. In this regard, do add a little bleach or enzyme detergents to the wash and let the Biocera laundry Balls do the rest of the job.
• Can the Biocera Laundry balls be used in hot water?
Yes. The Biocera Laundry Balls works better in warm water but the warter temperature must be lower than 60 degrees Farenheight, to avoid the The Laundry Balls to change shape. The Biocera Laundry Balls cannot be used in the dryer.
• How do we prolong the effectiveness of the Biocera Laundry Balls?
To prolong the effectiveness of the Laundry Balls, have then placed under direct sunlight for at least an hour once a month.
• Does the Biocera Laundry Ball contain fragrance?
Yes and no. The blue coloured Biocera Laundry Balls do not contain fragrance but the yellow coloured ones does. They contain natural jasmine fragrance and hence will fade of naturally after some time of usage.
• Will the Biocera Laundry Balls discolour clothes?
The Biocera Laundry Balls will not discolour clothes nor does it damage fabrics. However for those clothes that discolours easily, do not add into the wash. These should be washed separately.
• How many Biocera Laundry Balls should we use?
Two Biocera Laundry Balls are recommended. This covers washing loads of
more than 7 kgs and dirty laundry. This should also cover for lesser loads.
• How to use the Biocera Washing Balls?
Put the Biocera Laundry Balls into the washing machine together with the laundry and proceed with the wash. If the washing machine comes with a drying function, you will have to remove the Biocera Laundry Balls before you machine dry the clothes.
• Will the Biocera Laundry Balls affect the functioning of the washing machine or even damage the machine?
No. The Biocera Laundry Balls is made from soft synthetic material which is elastic and does not provide friction. The Biocera Laundry Balls have been sold in Japan, Hong kong , Singapore, USA and EU countries since 1997. The casing is manufactured based on International Standards.
• How do I recycle used Biocera Laundry Balls?
After the 1000 washes, you can recycly by putting them in the bathroom water closet (WC) or fish tank. This can prevent dirt or moss built up. This can also be used as children’s or pet’s playball as well as a deodoriser for the refrigerator.