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IQAir Safe Amalgam Removal Air Purifier

IQAir Safe Amalgam Removal Air Purifier

Quick Overview

  • Individually certified performance
  • EN 1822 classified filtration efficiency
  • Safe removal of mercury vapours
  • For use in amalgam removal
  • Hospital grade virus filtration
  • 100% ozone free technology
  • Extra-long filter life
  • Economical, low maintenance operation
  • Ultra-quiet design
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Product Description

IQAir Air Purifier for Safe Amalgam Removal 

The IQAir Cleanroom HG FlexVac is the ideal Air Purifier for Safe Amalgam Removal. The unit is specifically developed to protect patients and dental staff from the exposure of mercury vapours and other toxins during the removal of amalgam fillings.

High-Efficiency Air Cleaning

IQAir has provided effective solutions for capturing microorganisms and chemical substances for over 30 years. The Swiss-made systems excel in filtering chemical pollutants and microbiological aerosols commonly found in dental settings.

Proven Effectiveness

A study published in the British Dental Journal verified the effectiveness of IQAir systems, concluding that the IQAir air cleaning system with FlexVac significantly reduces bioaerosol load during dental procedures. The International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT) also recommends the IQAir air cleaner with FlexVac for optimal protection when removing mercury amalgam fillings. IAOMT approval document.


Filtration: 99.97% for particles ≥ 0.3 micron (μm)
Airflow Rate: Speed 1 - 55 m³/h
Speed 2 - 100 m³/h
Speed 3 - 170 m³/h
Speed 4 - 250 m³/h
Speed 5 - 320 m³/h
Speed 6 - 450 m³/h
Noise Level: LPA = 22-57 dB(A) / LWA = 32-67 dB(A)
Power Usage: 20 to 135 watts
Filter Service Life: CR PreMax Filter F8 (S): 12 months (approx)
V5-Cell HG: 24 months (approx)
CR HyperHEPA Filter H13 (L): 24-36 months
Fan motor: Centrifugal, backward curved, with thermal protector, non-stop use approved
Control panel: 4-key touch-pad with 16 character 2-line LCD display
Air intake: Dual arches at the base of the unit
Air outlet: 320° EvenFlow™ diffuser
Color of main housing / locking arms: Light grey / green
Material: Non-offgasing, impact-resistant, UV-stabilized ABS
MPPS efficiency (according to EN1822): ≥ 99.95% at airflow rate ≤ 190 m³/h; ≥ 99.5% at airflow rate ≤ 475 m³/h
Total system efficiency (certified): ≥ 99.97% for particles ≥ 0.3 micron (µm)
Air delivery (certified): Yes
Leak tested: Yes
Display languages: 4 user-selectable languages: English, French, German, Italian (or Spanish)
Fan speed settings: 6
Anti-tampering arm lock: Yes
Anti-tampering power cord: Yes
HEPA replacement filter tested & certified: Yes (test certificate supplied with replacement filter)
Intelligent filter life monitor: Yes (monitors actual usage of each individual filter)
Filter life status LEDs: 3


Exceptional Reach

The FlexVac kit includes the unique FlexAir multi-segment self-supporting suction duct, which has a horizontal reach of 1.35 m and a vertical reach of 1.95 m. Additional duct segments can extend the reach as needed.

Easy Manoeuvrability

The IQAir Air Purifier for Safe Amalgam Removal is easy to deploy and position, thanks to six casters, two of which are lockable. For those preferring a wall-mounted solution, the VM FlexVac kit is available for secure vertical installation.

Exceptional Control Features

  • Automatic Timer: Allows programming to suit individual needs.
  • Intelligent Filter Life Monitor: Calculates filter replacement times based on actual use, fan speed, and pollution levels.
  • LED Indicators: Signal when filters need replacement.
  • Six Fan Speed Settings: Top air delivery of 400 m³/h with all filters installed.
  • Remote Control and Deluxe Casters: Enhance ease of use.

Swiss Quality

  • Tough ABS Housing Construction: Out-gassed for durability.
  • Powerful Centrifugal Fan: Certified for non-stop use with a free-flow rate of 1200 m³/h.
  • Patented Housing and Filter Design: Ensures high performance.
  • 100% Swiss Made: Guarantees exceptional quality.

Filtration Technology

Powerful Certified Performance

Each IQAir Cleanroom Hg system is individually tested and certified, guaranteeing a minimum total system efficiency of 99.95% for airborne particles ≥ 0.3 µm and a maximum air delivery rate of 400 m³/h. IQAir systems utilize 100% ozone- and ion-free filtration technologies.

  • Cleanroom Hg Filter: Contains 2.5 kg of special granulated filter media for effective mercury vapour filtration.

Individually Tested and Certified

Every IQAir Air Purifier for Safe Amalgam Removal is individually tested in Switzerland to ensure a minimum filtration efficiency of 99.95% for airborne particles ≥ 0.3 µm. The unit effectively removes dental amalgam vapours and infectious droplets at the point of origin during procedures. Multiple scientific studies and independent test reports support the system's effectiveness.

The IQAir Air Purifier for Safe Amalgam Removal is designed for continuous operation, ensuring non-stop protection.

Mercury vapour can be released during the placement and removal of dental amalgam fillings. As mercury is odourless and transforms to gas at room temperature, exposure can often go unnoticed.

Effective Source-Capture Technology

The IQAir Air Purifier for Safe Amalgam Removal captures mercury vapour and drills aerosols at the source. The flexible suction duct removes harmful contaminants before they can be inhaled or dispersed in the ambient air. This filtration technology's ability to reduce room levels of mercury and particulates has been documented in a research report by the Institute of Hygiene at the University of Heidelberg, Germany.

Choose IQAir for reliable and proven air purification solutions in your dental surgery.