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Has anyone used an Ozone Generator to kill odors in the bilge? Do they work as advertised?

I have read that they can deteriorate rubber seals and gaskets. Any comment on this would be helpful.

I know the best approach is to eliminate the source of the odor but my Admiral has a very sinsitive nose.
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It''s been a long time since college chemistry, but as I recall, in those days, the question was "should one use an ion generator to rid the house of pesky airborn germs?"

The answer from the prof was that ionic air purifiers were essentially ineffective until the they produced concentration of ions in the air that reached levels toxic to breathe. I imagine that ionic deodorizers would have the same problem.

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I believe that he is talking about an ozone generator which is quite different from an ionic breeze type air filter. the former generates an unstable form of oxygen called 03 (where the 3 is a subscript). this is in contrast to natural oxygen which is 2 molecules. in any case, supposedly the third molecule will seek to join up with whatever is in the case and neutralize the smell. Pracital Sailor did a review on these a while back; you might want to check there. Good luck.

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