Philips Air Purifiers help remove viruses, allergens, aerosols and pollutants in your home, instantly delivering cleaner, healthier air to your family
We believe that everybreath matters
Everybody has the right to clean air. That's why the innovation behind Philips Air Purifiers empowers you to free your home from harmful viruses, allergens and pollutants, ensuring better health for you and your family.*
First, the pre-filter layer traps large particles such as allergenic dust and animal hair.
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NanoProtect HEPA filter
Second, the NanoProtect HEPA filter captures 99.97%* of particles like fine dust and aerosols, as small as 0.003 micron. The synthetic fibers of the HEPA filter have an electrostatic charge that attracts and captures even the smallest particles just like a magnet.
*From the air which passes through the filter, tested with NaCl aerosol by IUTA according to DIN71460-1
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Activated Carbon filter
This third filter layer was treated with oxygen, opening up millions of nano-sized pores, enabling it to remove harmful gases, including volatile organic compounds, ozone and unpleasant odors.
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Scan the air 1000x a second to detect ultra fine particles and gas*. Reports the air quality in real time and intelligently chooses the right speed for your home in auto mode.
*Gas sensors are available with our purifiers Series 3000i and 4000i.
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Long lasting filters
Philips Air Purifier filters have a lifetime of up to 3 years
*Service life is based on a theoretical calculation of the average annual regional values of harmful outdoor air particles and daily use of the air purifier for 16 hours in automatic mode.
Fast and effective
Clean air at the touch of a button
We develop our products for high clean air delivery rate CADR (m3/h) and with filters that last up to three years, so they can clean rooms fast and efficiently. They can purify the air of a room of 20m2 in less than 5 minutes*.
*Calculated using a Clean Air Delivery Rate (CADR) of 610m3/h of the Philips Air Purifier 4000i Series, assuming 2.4m height of room.
Fits right inyour home
Philips award-winning design and finishings fit seamlessly into your home or work space.
Quiet as a whisper
In sleep mode, display lights are dimmed and the air purifier operates in near silence for a good night’s sleep.
On your phone
Control the air quality wherever you are
Monitor the indoor and outdoor air quality
Check outdoor pollen levels
Coaches you to improve air quality
Alexa & Google home availability depend on the models and your location.
Science and innovation
With a team of more than 100 scientists, doctors and engineers working in air purification, Philips has a long-standing heritage in health tech and has become one of the global leaders in air purifiers.
*Source: Euromonitor International Ltd; Consumer Appliances 2020 ed; “leading” defined as top 10 brands by volume sales; 2019 data.
How the purifier works
Independently tested and certified
Airmid health group with accredited virology lab
Tested for 99.9% virus removal with H1N1 influenza virus.
European Center for Allergy Research Foundation
Certified allergy-friendly. Philips air purifiers fit the needs
of allergy sufferers.
IUTA research institute
Tested for 99.97% filtration of nano-particles, at 0.003 microns.
Sustainable by design
Consumes the same amount of energy as a standard light-bulb, so you can use them 24/7
Do you need to order air purifiers for your school or place of business?
Solutions for public areas
Clean air at work and school
Now more than ever, it’s important that the air we breathe indoors at work, school or other public spaces is clean and safe.
Can Philips air purifiers remove coronavirus from the air?
Philips air purifiers remove up to 99.9% of aerosols from the air that pass through the filter and contain viruses. The size of the SARS-CoV-2 virus is estimated to be 50 to 140 nanometers (nm). Philips HEPA filters can remove 99.97% of the particles with a size of up to 0.003μm * (corresponds to 3 nm), which is smaller than the smallest known virus **, from the air that passes through the filter, a similar performance is expected for SARS-CoV-2 aerosols.
As with the H1N1 virus, we have started working with renowned partners to prove the effectiveness of our air purifiers in removing coronavirus aerosols. Previously, through independent tests, Philips has proven that its air purifiers reduce the concentration of influenza A (H1N1) virus aerosols in the air passing through the filter by 99.9%.
* Tested with NaClaerosol by iUTA in accordance with DIN71460-1
** Supporting literature for the size of the coronavirus [// Reference source: s Varga et al. The Lancet 2020, Vol 395, May 30th, e100 v *** Microbial Reduction Rate Test at Airmid Health group Ltd., which was carried out in a 28.5m3 test chamber contaminated with airborne influenza A (H1N1). An air purifier alone won't protect against COVID-19, according to the US Environmental Protection Agency, but it can be part of a plan to protect you and your family.
How did we test the performance of Philips air purifiers against the H1N1 virus?
The Airmid Healthgroup test laboratory in Dublin has tested the effectiveness of Philips air purifiers against viruses. They generated an aerosol of the H1N1 flu virus in a 28.5 m3 test chamber and analyzed the number of viruses in the test chamber atmosphere during the test. Airmid found that the Philips air purifier reduced the amount of airborne H1N1 viruses by more than 99.9% in 20 to 40 minutes, depending on the Clean Air Delivery Rate (CADR) of the model tested.
Will viruses spread again from the filter?
After the viruses are caught in the filter, they naturally become inactive. Depending on the ambient temperature, this can take anywhere from a few minutes to several hours. The viruses are unlikely to spread again from the filter.
Our HEPA filter has a high particle capacity and is designed to effectively capture particles as small as 0.003 microns that will be filtered over its lifetime. For best results, we recommend that consumers change the filter when it has reached the end of its life.
How do Philips air purifiers work?
Philips air purifiers create a stream of air with a fan that draws the air through a HEPA filter. Our air purifiers have been proven to remove 99.97% of the particles in the air up to a size of 0.003μm * (corresponds to 3 nm) as well as particles such as bacteria, allergens, soot, dust and smoke from the air that passes through the filter.
* Tested with NaClaerosol by iUTA according to DIN71460-1
Can I use Philips air purifiers to remove viruses from the air?
Philips air purifiers remove up to 99.9% of aerosols from the air that pass through the filter and that can contain viruses *. As for the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19, the size of the SARS-CoV-2 virus is estimated to be 50 to 140 nanometers (nm). Since Philips HEPA filters can remove 99.97% of particles down to 0.003μm ** (3 nm), which are smaller than the smallest known virus ***, from the air that passes through the filter, a similar performance expected for SARS-CoV-2 aerosols. As with the H1N1 virus, we have started working with renowned partners to prove the effectiveness of our air purifiers in removing coronavirus aerosols. Philips has previously proven through tests by independent institutes that that its air purifiers can reduce the amount of Influenza A (H1N1) virus aerosols from the air that passes through the filter by 99.9%.
*. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, an air purifier won't protect you from COVID-19 on its own, but it can be part of a plan to protect you and your family.
* Microbial Reduction Rate Test at Airmid Healthgroup Ltd. performed in a 28.5m3 test chamber contaminated with airborne influenza A (H1N1). According to the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), an air purifier alone does not protect against COVID-19, but it can be part of a plan to protect you and your family
** Tested with NaClaerosol by iUTA in accordance with DIN71460-1
*** Supporting literature for the size of the coronavirus [ // Source of supply: s Varga et al. The Lancet 2020, Vol 395, May 30, e100 v.
How can I ensure good maintenance of my Philips air purifier filters?
Maintain your filter according to the user manual and change the filter according to the service life recommendation in the user manual or according to the advice in the Philips Clean Home + app.
CADR is the volume of filtered air given off by an air purifier. It is a measure of the speed of cleaning and a reflection of the airflow times the filter efficiency.
Therefore, a separate air flow for measuring the performance of air purifiers is meaningless, it is unfiltered air. Only when you take into account how much air has been filtered can we name the amount of really clean air.
For example, if the air flow is 500 m3 / h, the filter efficiency is 50%, CADR is only 250 m3 / h - and only delivers 250 m3 of clean air in an hour.
CADR measures the cubic meter of filtered air per hour, it is about the cleaning speed. Therefore:
The larger the room, the higher the CADR required to clean the room.
The dirtier the room, the higher the CADR must be.
Since the outside environment is a critical factor in the indoor air, the same CADR could clean a larger room in countries with lower pollution levels. Therefore, different standards for calculating the room size have been created by different countries, which are tailored to the respective situation.
What is a HEPA filter?
A HEPA (High Efficiency Particulate Air) filter must be able to remove 99.97% of airborne particles down to 0.3 microns in size.
Efficiency refers to how many particles the filter can capture and remove from the incoming air stream of an air purifier. In 99.97% of the 10,000 inflowing particles, only about 3 of them escape.
Where is the best place to set up the air purifier?
We recommend placing the air purifier so that there is at least 30 to 50 centimeters of space between the opening where the air is sucked in and walls or other objects. The same applies to the air outlet: it must not be placed too close to furniture or room walls.
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