Top 6 Benefits of Stabilized Aqueous Ozone (SAO®)

Through the innovation of Stabilized Aqueous Ozone (SAO®), Tersano’s mission is to Change the Way the World Cleans by replacing harmful chemical cleaners with our sustainable cleaning technologies. Since our founding in 2001, we’ve helped homes and businesses worldwide replace harmful cleaning chemicals with one simple, safe, and sustainable solution: SAO. Keep reading to discover the top 6 benefits of cleaning with Stabilized Aqueous Ozone for your home, health, and planet.

1. 100% Safe Cleaning Product

Have you ever felt like you needed a chemistry degree to understand what’s inside your cleaning products? With SAO, that’s a problem of the past! Stabilized Aqueous Ozone is not a blend of cryptic, toxic chemicals but a natural process with a beginning and an end

Unlike some ‘plant-based’ cleaning products that claim to be naturally derived but can still contain various other ingredients, SAO has only two: water and supercharged oxygen. In addition, Tersano not only claims that SAO is a safe cleaning product – we have the proof in countless regulatory certifications  and decades of use.

At last, you don’t have to worry about leaving your cleaning products out where your little crawlers or pets can get a hold of them. Even if SAO comes into contact with your skin, eyes, or mouth, there is no need to panic – it’s completely safe. For families concerned about harsh chemicals in the home, SAO is the ultimate peace-of-mind solution.

2. 100% Sustainable Cleaning Product

Many traditional cleaning products contain non-biodegradable chemicals that stick around planet earth, causing harm to our environment. More than this, they are often packaged in single-use plastic bottles that end up in our landfills and oceans. As a sustainable cleaning product, Tersano’s patented Stabilized Aqueous Ozone solution does more than degrade – it turns back! After killing 99.999% of germs, SAO reverts to ordinary water and oxygen again, leaving no negative impact on the planet. In addition, you can produce SAO in your home, on-demand, with just cold tap water and the iClean mini – no single-use plastic cleaning bottles are required!

3. Simple Cleaning Solution

As an all-in-one cleaner, sanitizer, and deodorizer, SAO achieves three tasks in one, while its colourless and fragrance-free qualities make it safe to use on all common household surfaces. Gone are the days of rigorous label-reading and Googling directions for your various cleaners – with SAO, you can clean it all with confidence. SAO is a safe and effective cleaning solution appropriate for all household applications, such as surfaces, floors, glass, windows, stainless steel, hardwood, tile, grout, vinyl, marble, and more.

4. Stronger than Bleach, Safe as Water – Kills 99.999% Germs

Although SAO is a 100% safe cleaning product for people and planet, it is proven to be 99.999% effective in killing germs and bacteria. Hazardous chlorine bleach cleaners must be highly concentrated to reach the same germ-killing capacity that SAO accomplishes at its pre-diluted and certified-safe concentration. Moreover, SAO is effective over a much broader spectrum of organisms than the chlorine bleach competition. It’s not only bleach cleaners that SAO leaves in the dust – many common household disinfectants (and plant-based cleaners) don’t hold a candle to SAO’s natural oxidizing power. It’s all written in our pathogen summary, where you can fully unlock the knowledge of what SAO can do!

5. SAO for Sanitizing Fruits and Vegetables (and more!)

For decades, the FDA  has generally regarded ozone (the supercharged oxygen in SAO) as safe for use on food and food contact surfaces. SAO complies with NSF  registration for proprietary substances and nonfood compounds, while the USDA  lists ozone on their organic substance list, signalling it contains no unnatural chemicals or toxic substances.

As an active oxidizer made by nature, SAO is safe to use as a food sanitizer, eliminating 99.999% germs and up to 99.9% pesticides from fruits, vegetables, poultry, and more. SAO is effective against many food-borne pathogens like listeria and E. coli and keeps food and food contact surfaces free of bacteria without the use of any harsh chemicals.

As a toxic-free solution, you can think outside the box on how you use SAO: sanitize water bottles, mouthguards, pacifiers, makeup brushes, toothbrushes, and so much more. With SAO, you open up a whole new world of possibilities for protecting yourself and your loved ones from germs!

6. Residue Free Cleaner, Sanitizer, and Deodorizer

Many cleaning products leave behind residues that attract germs and, ironically, make surfaces look dirtier. Residues are why your mirror may look streaky after you wipe it down, or the shininess of your new countertop dulls the more you clean it. Chemical residues also contribute to slippery floors and can cause dangerous slip-and-fall accidents.

Because Stabilized Aqueous Ozone does not contain any harsh chemicals and reverts to water and oxygen after use, it leaves no residues or streaks behind. Cleaning your floors with SAO ensures your loved ones are safe from slip-and-fall accidents caused by slick residue cleaners. As an all-in-one residue free cleaner, sanitizer, and deodorizer, SAO leaves a spotless finish that is dry to the touch each time.


At Tersano, we believe you deserve to feel good about the products you use to keep your home healthy, safe, and germ-free. Through the innovation of Stabilized Aqueous Ozone, it’s safe to say we don’t need toxic chemicals to clean anymore. Instead, we just need nature, innovation, and an open mind to positive change. Are you ready to Change the Way the World Cleans by changing the way you clean today?