THE SANITIZER EVAPORATIVE TOILET™
PLEASE READ BEFORE OPERATING
Congratulations on choosing The Sanitizer Evaporative Toilet™ (Patent No. 9,301,659 B1)! You now own what we believe to be a one-of-a-kind advanced waterless evaporative sanitation system, simple to use, environmentally sound and built to last. The information herein will help ensure you enjoy your Sanitizer™ Toilet for many years to come.
UNPACKING THE SANITIZER EVAPORATIVE TOILET™
- Save the packing box in case you need to return a unit damaged in shipping. Our warranty includes sending you a new unit if anything goes wrong with your original order if it cannot be easily remedied by phone guidance but you will need the original packing to return it.
- Use the package parts list below to inspect your delivery.
- Do not force anything.
- Take a picture and call us immediately if any damage occurred in shipping.
The Sanitizer™ Toilet is aluminum-cased with a toilet seat that is hinged for easy gentle opening. Included are:
- toilet seat
- heating unit (gently lift open the top of the casing). The heating unit, a magnetic induction electrical plate, will be in its original package with instructions
- The blower unit and Ground-Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI) will also be visible when the top of the casing is open. They are attached, one on either side of the unit. Open the casing up from the front end, gently
- two waste collection pans
- four-inch tubing for venting with white collar to hold it in place on the unit
- electrical cord for household current
- a small package of kitty litter for optional use when emptying the collecting pan.
PREPARING THE SANITIZER™ FOR USE
- Connect one end of the vent tube to The Sanitizer™.
- Connect the other end to an existing vent (such as for an existing bathroom toilet) or through a window, roof or external wall (much like venting a clothes dryer). Note: the vent should be no less than four inches in diameter in order to allow for adequate circulation of air.
- Remove the heating plate from its package, read the instructions, then place it into the drawer.
- Open the casing and plug the electrical cord of the heating plate into the top plug in of the GFCI.
- When you are ready to use the unit for the first time, plug the unit into the wall plug. The blower will begin running and should be left on continuously. The heater should be used sparingly and not at all until after the first 4-5 uses.
OPERATING THE SANTITIZER™
- After the first six uses turn on the heater. Controls for the heater are at the front of the drawer: just pull out the drawer and follow the instructions. Set the heater to run for 10-15 minutes at 390F degrees. It will turn itself off. You can check the liquid by pulling the drawer part way out.
- Do not use the toilet while the heater is running.
- Note that the heater generates a second electrical current that creates the heat. Don not use the toilet while the heater is running to protect against being burned. If you have a pacemaker do not sit on or stand next to the toilet while the heater is running. The blower, which runs all the time, does not interfere with pacemakers from a distance.
- Run the heater for 10-15 minutes after every five or six uses. It is important not to run the heater once the liquid in the collecting pan is almost gone. If the heater runs while the pan is dry the finish on the magnetic induction plate will scorch and the plate will not work.
- When the collecting pan is nearly full run the heater, no more than 10-15 minutes at a time at 390F degrees until the pan is almost dry, then allow the blower to finish the drying process and cool the collecting pan. Then empty the pan into the trash. Take care not to overload the collecting pan with solids.
- Note: the unit over a 24-hour period will evaporate liquids at the rate of about 4-5 uses per hour or 96-120 uses total if the heater is run for 10-15 minutes after every 5 uses. If used more at a given time and less at another time it will catch up on the drying process. Because the blower is venting out air non-stop there will be no odor buildup. Allow the blower to keep operating even when emptying out the collecting pan, assuring that any and all moisture and odor is sucked out from the toilet.
- The unit will use approximately three kilowatts of electricity daily.
- In the event there is a loss of power the fan will stop operating. You should immediately remove the collecting pan to ensure there is no odor.
- Except when being used, the toilet seat and toilet lid should remain shut.
- Turn the heater on to test it unless first pouring some water into the collecting pan. If you run the heating plate even for a few seconds while the collecting pan is dry you could ruin the heating plate.
- Use The Sanitizer™ while the heater is running – you will burn your bottom!
- Put foreign objects into The Sanitizer™ Toilet.
- Throw lit cigarettes into The Sanitizer™ Toilet, this could cause a fire.
- Pour water into The Sanitizer™ Toilet when cleaning the seat.
When the collecting pan is nearly full run the heater, no more than 10-15 minutes at a time, until the pan is almost dry. Let the blower finish the drying process and then cool the collecting pan and empty the pan into the trash. Do not overload the collecting pan with solids. Leave some room so that when you lift it out of the tray there is no danger of spillage. If you wish to clean the pan, simply wash with soap and water periodically after emptying. In the event you are in a hurry to dry what is in the collecting pan, run the heater several times but no more than 10 minutes at a time and only until the bottom of the pan is nearly but not quite dry. Turn off the heater and allow the blower to finish the drying process or simply sprinkle kitty litter on top of the solids. When you know the toilet will not be used for a few hours the blower will be drying the solids, and that may be the most convenient way to dry the waste matter sufficiently before disposing of it in the trash.
Clean the Sanitizer™ Toilet seat as you would any other toilet seat but do not allow cleaning solvent to fall into the collecting pan.
Be sure to use gloves at all times and wash your hands with soap and water when finished changing out the collecting pan or cleaning the toilet seat.
HOW THE SANITIZER EVAPORATIVE TOILET™ WORKS
The Sanitizer™ is an evaporative toilet™. It is NOT a composting or incendiary toilet. Air is constantly pulled into the unit from under the toilet seat to de-water the solids and evaporate the liquids. The heat at 390 F degrees kills harmful pathogens in the solids which is hot enough to sanitize the solids but not hot enough to burn toilet paper. It also speeds up the drying process by boiling the liquids. The blower constantly circulates air through the unit and the exhaust vent, drawing any and all odors away from the room. In the event you plan to be away for extended periods of time and to guard against a power outage, run the heater for 10 minutes or less, making sure not to run it completely dry. Then let the blower run until the solids are dry enough to empty out of the collecting pan. In the event of a power outage, remove the collecting pan quickly or switch to an alternative power source such as generator or solar panel, using an adapter. If the solids are not dry enough, sprinkle kitty litter or other drying material on top to absorb moisture after the heating unit is turned off, then empty the collecting pan.
Ground-Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI): The unit is equipped with a GFCI built into it. This is a failsafe device that prevents electrical arcing and shock. The GFCI automatically kills the flow of electricity if arcing is about to occur. This safety feature, while not likely to be needed under any circumstances, makes the product safe to use near standing water. Whenever electrical devices are used around water, such as shower stalls or bathtubs, there is always the remote chance of electricity arcing, and thus the GFCI is built into The Sanitizer™.
Sanitized Waste: Human liquid and solid waste were lab tested for toxicity. All of the results were negative for salmonella, shield, campylobacter, E.coli, shag toxin, toxigenic clostridium difficile and cryptosporidium giardia intestinalis (lamblia). The toilet safely and efficiently sanitizes human waste!
Heat Shutoff Temperature Control: The timer built into the heating plate automatically shuts off the heating unit after it has run for the amount of time that is set. Set the heat for 390F degrees. Paper burns at a higher temperature. No special kind of toilet paper is required.
Constant Exhaust Airflow: When the unit is plugged in the exhaust blower draws air into the unit from under the toilet seat, sending it through the unit and out the exhaust vent. This makes it impossible for any odor or gas such as methane to build up. This also is why it is important to remove the waste immediately if there is a power shutdown.
Waste Disposal: Waste removed from The Sanitizer™ should not to be used as compost. CUA, Inc. cannot vouch for what would be put into the soil if these contents were composted.
Safety Latch: A safety latch is provided to hold the toilet seat closed. Do not allow little children to play around this product without an adult present.
If you have any questions or comments, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 866-437-0672 and leave a detailed message with instructions for how we can reply. We hope you enjoy your Sanitizer Evaporative Toilet™ and we welcome your comments.
Learn Your Product: a Few Simple Suggestions
Understand how the magnetic induction plate works. Before you put the plate into the drawer with the collecting pan on top, try it out free standing. Put the collecting pan on top of the plate and pour in 16 ounces of water (the average amount of human urination is six ounces). Following the instructions carefully, set the time for seven minutes, turn on the heating plate and watch what happens! When the water is nearly gone quickly turn off the heating plate.
Also, practice lifting the pan out of the unit a few times with some weight in it before you set up your Sanitizer™ until you are comfortable and confident that that the pan will not slip from your grasp or spill.
When actually emptying the collecting pan be sure to have close at hand the receptacle into which you dump it. Do not carry the collecting pan around.
Note: it is easy to check the collecting pan liquid level, just slide the drawer open part of the way.