RD FRESH is a perfect product for our times; a 100% natural “GREEN” mineral mix!
RD FRESH is a proud member of the “GREEN” HOTELS ASSOCIATION!
- Our 100% all natural mineral product is completely safe in any environment.
- Component minerals are used in aqua filters, agriculture and even make-up.
- OSHA has determined that zeolite products are: Stable, Non-Toxic, Non Corrosive, Non Flammable, Not Caustic and Non Irritating as per Federal Hazardous Substances Act (15 CFR 1500).
- RD FRESH minerals are all 100% recyclable to the earth.
RD FRESH minerals are enclosed in DuPont Tyvek® bags for super strength and permeability!
- DuPont Tyvek® is made from 100% high-density polyethylene to protect package integrity.
- DuPont Tyvek® bags meet the U. S. FDA requirements for use in direct contact with food.
- DuPont Tyvek® bags are considered by OSHA non-hazardous under Standard (29 CFR 1910.1200).
- DuPont Tyvek® bags can be recycled directly to Dupont, truly making RD FRESH a 100% recyclable product with a purely positive impact to our planet.
To further emphasize just how beneficial and safe our product is, note the report excerpted below:
Universität Bern, Switzerland Extract 4.1.2. The 1986 Chernobyl disaster
During the Chernobyl disaster thirty to forty times the radioactivity of the atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki were released. About 500,000 tons of zeolite containing clinoptilolite were used at Chernobyl with the folowing results:
- Decontamination of potable water of the Dnieper river by using a combination of dust-like clinoptilolite and aluminum sulfate followed by filtration through clinoptilolite layers led to a drastic decrease of radioactivity.
- In addition, filters of clinoptilolite tuffs were used to extract radionucleides from the drainage water of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. Filtration reduced 137Cs (contaminant) by 95% and 90Sr (contaminant) by 50-60%.
- To reduce radioactivity in cow milk in Bulgaria, 10% clinoptilolite was added to the cow feed resulting in 30% reduction in the radionucleides in the milk.
- For decontamination of children’s chocolate and biscuits were prepared containing 2-30 wt.% pure and powdery clinoptilolite.
Zeolites were formed from ancient volcanic ash flows settling in seas and lakes. This unique group of naturally-occurring minerals is often referred to as "molecular sieves". Zeolite is the world’s only mineral with a naturally-occurring negative charge. Zeolites simply lock & hold many positive ions, absorbing a multitude of environmental contaminants such as sodium, potassium; barium and calcium, and positively charged groups such as water and ammonia.
Zeolite and the Environment
Nearly every application of zeolite has been driven by environmental concerns, or plays a significant role in reducing toxic waste and energy consumption. It is the highly porous and consistent matrix of zeolite that provides the absorption qualities.
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Registration 17000178052
Canadian Animal Feed registration No. 990643
Swimming Pools & Spas-ANSI/NSF standard 50
Drinking Water Treatment-ANSI/NSF standard 60
Drinking Water-ANSI/NSF Standard 61
GRAS (generally regarded as safe) under 21 CFR Part 182.2729, 40 CFR Part 180.1001
Zeolite in Industry
United States Patent # 6,042,731, titled "Method of removing arsenic species from an aqueous medium using modified zeolite minerals" was issued on March 28, 2000.
Union Carbide Corporation, Tarrytown, NY marketed an AW-500 product using zeolites for removing HCl from reformed H2 streams H2O from Cl2, and CO2from stack gas emissions.
NRG Corporation (Los Angeles, CA;) used a pressure-swing adsorption process with zeolite to remove polar H2O, H2S, and CO2 from low-BTU natural gas and developed a zeolite-adsorption process for purifying methane produced by decaying garbage in a Los Angeles landfill.
Why do we use multiple zeolites and multiple minerals? Because each absorbs different gases and absorbs them at different rates.
Excerpted from… Sabeha Kesraoui Ouki, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Surrey, Surrey U.K.
“… natural zeolites have been evaluated with respect to their selectivity and removal performance for the treatment of effluents… (and) exhibited different selectivity profiles…
Simply put, using multiple minerals yields far better results than any one mineral can.
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