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Designed for safety and efficacy.

When only the cleanest air possible will do.

Designed for the cleanest environments.

Targeted contaminant control


Targeted contaminant control

Dual-mode operationThe CleanZone Hood provides unequalled safety and efficacy by excelling at two functions: 1) It is a clean-air hood that supplies a steady and powerful stream of air virtually free of all particles that could contaminate a critical workstation; and 2) it can also function as a particle-extraction hood that powerfully removes any contaminants from a critical workstation, quickly, safely and thoroughly. The dual-mode design provides full control of bacteria, viruses, spores, dust, soot, smoke particles, allergens, aerosols, and any other potential particulate contaminants that could affect safety or the integrity of critical-environment work.



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Compact yet powerful



Compact yet full-powered

Compact yet full-poweredDespite its compact design and extraordinary portability, the CleanZone Hood features the most powerful IQAir HyperHEPA filtration available. This uses the same filtration system chosen by the Hong Kong Hospital Authority to fight the spread of the deadly SARS virus. Critical workstations demand the purest air possible to avoid contamination and to protect safety, and there is no air purifier capable of delivering cleaner air to a workstation than the IQAir CleanZone Hood.



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HyperHEPA superiority


HyperHEPA® superiority

HEPA filtration that is certifiedThe CleanZone Hood is designed to support the most sensitive individual work areas in cleanrooms and other critical environments by supplying a steady and abundant flow of virtually particle-free air. IQAir’s HyperHEPA filtration technology is recognized as the most efficient air filtration technology ever designed. IQAir HyperHEPA technology is proven to filter particles of all sizes, including ultrafine particles that are the most abundant and most dangerous contaminants of all. The CleanZone Hood streams HyperHEPA-filtered air directly to the work surfaces where you need it for the most critical work, so you know that viruses, bacteria and other contaminants are under control.



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Swiss quality

Swiss Made is more than just a label of origin. It is a sign of outstanding quality, uniqueness, superior design, innovation, precision and reliability. In an industry in which most air cleaners don't meet manufacturers' claims, IQAir tests and certifies each and every IQAir air purification system. All manufacturing is done in IQAir’s own state-of-the-art Swiss production facility on the pristine shores of the Lake of Constance. By using the highest quality components, a dedicated team of highly skilled and extensively trained craftsmen and women, and state-of-the-art manufacturing processes refined over 50 years, IQAir is able to build the finest air purifiers in the world.

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Energy efficient

Energy efficient

Even though IQAir CleanZone Hood offers maximum filtration, it costs very little to operate. In fact, the CleanZone Hood consumes no more power than a conventional light bulb. At the very heart of this tabletop air purifier is the ultra-efficient, centrifugal, high performance IQAir fan and its maintenance-free motor. This powerful fan requires little power, even at its highest speed. As a result, it costs only pennies per day to run the most advanced and effective cleanroom air purifier in the world.




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Size Matters Infographic

Size Matters

Ordinary HEPA filters
can only filter 0.3 micron particles and larger.

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IQAir's HyperHEPA
technology filters the
smallest airborne particles
that exist.

More than
of all airborne

0.003 microns


Viruses: 0.005 – 0.3 microns

Like bacteria, viruses are organisms that spread airborne diseases as mild as the common cold and as serious as severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) through coughs, sneezes and improperly maintained ventilation systems.

Tobacco Smoke
Tobacco Smoke

Tobacco Smoke: 0.01 – 1 micron

Sidestream smoke has higher concentrations of cancer-causing agents (carcinogens) than mainstream smoke. And, it has smaller particles than mainstream smoke, which make their way into the lungs and the body's cells more easily.


Soot: 0.01 – 0.3 microns

Long-term exposure to urban air pollution containing soot increases the risk of coronary heart disease, according to a major study published in New England Journal of Medicine in 2007.



Ultrafine Particles

of all airborne


Pet Dander
Pet Dander

Pet Dander: 0.1 – 25 microns

Pet dander is the old skin and fur that pets shed. Animal dander is very small and can become attached to your clothingeven if you do not own a pet. Dander can be found everywhere: floors, carpets, walls, furniture, bedding, even the ceilings. Pet dander is a known asthma and allergy trigger.

Dust Mites Allergens
Dust Mites

Dust Mites Allergens: 0.2 – 25 microns

House dust mites are considered to be the most common cause of asthma and allergic symptoms worldwide. Dust mites themselves do not cause an allergic reaction, however, their dung-pellets are an irritant to sensitive people and can cause breathing difficulties. They thrive in warm, humid, dark conditions such as mattresses, carpets, sheets, pillows, and upholstery.


Bacteria: 0.5 – 10 microns

People spread bacteria through the air when they cough and sneeze, transmitting respiratory diseases and triggering symptoms in asthma sufferers. Bacteria can also grow inside poorly maintained ventilation systems, which spread it into the circulating air.


Household Dust
Household Dust

Household Dust: 1 – 100 micron

Dust may worsen hay fever. Circulating outdoor air through a house by keeping doors and windows open, or at least slightly ajar, may reduce the risk of hay fever-causing dust. In colder climates, occupants seal even the smallest air gaps, and eliminate outside fresh air circulating inside the house. So it is essential to manage dust and airflow.


Fine Particles

Less than
of all airborne


Mold Spores
Mold Spores

Mold Spores: 8 – 80 microns

Mold and fungus are commonly found in most homes and may be found in the air ducts of your heating/cooling system. They tend to float throughout the house, and form new colonies where they land. Fungus spores have been known to increase the chances of developing asthma.


Pollen: 10 – 100 microns

One of the most common allergens is pollen. It affects the nose, eyes, and mouth making it difficult to breathe. Most pollen that produces allergic reactions is from trees, grasses, and weeds.


Coarse Particles

Affected Organs »

  • Brain
  • Lungs
  • Throat
  • Eyes
  • Nose
  • Heart
  • Kidneys
  • Liver

Select one of the particles
above to see how it affects your body

ULTRAFINE PARTICLES (Particles 0.003μ - 0.1μ) | 90% of all airborne particles

Ultrafine particles are airborne particles less than 0.1 microns in diameter. In sheer number, they represent more than 90% of all airborne pollutants. Ultrafine particles are inhaled and deposited directly into the lungs, where they penetrate tissue and can be absorbed directly into the bloodstream. Through the bloodstream, they can reach any organ or area of the human body.

FINE PARTICLES (PM2.5) | Greater than 9% of all airborne particles

Fine particles (also known as PM2.5) are particulate matter that is less than or equal to 2.5 microns in diameter. Fine particles penetrate deeply into the lungs, into areas known as small airways and into the primary air exchange areas of the lungs. Fine particles come from vehicle exhaust, gas and chemical reactions, tobacco smoke, burning candles and other indoor and outdoor sources.

COARSE PARTICLES (PM10) | Less than 1% of all airborne particles

Coarse particles (also known as PM10) are those with a diameter between 2.5 and 10 microns in diameter. Coarse particles are deposited almost exclusively in the nose and throat. They are not generally inhalable directly into the lungs. Examples of PM10 include coal dust, fly ash, some components of wood smoke, asbestos fibers, and roadside particles from tires and brakes. This category also includes dust, some pollen and mold spores.