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Apr 9, 2020

Before Roger Cicala founded Lensrentals he was a physician and as such he knows a lot about disinfecting environments and keeping yourself protected. Roger speaks with Joey and Ryan expanding on the article he wrote about how to disinfect your gear and not damaging it in the process. Bet you never look at dryer sheets the same way!

  • Note: Best practices are evolving very quickly, so this information is subject to change. If after this podcast is published the CDC says something different from what we’re saying today, go with the CDCs recommendation. 

  • Referenced in this episode:
    • Bleach can expire. After a shelf life of six months, bleach starts to degrade. Even in its original bottle, bleach becomes 20 percent less effective as each year goes by. Bleach mixed with water at a 1:9 ratio (i.e. 10 percent bleach) is potent for about a day (it's more unstable in its diluted form) Reference

    • On isopropyl alcohol losing effectiveness over time: Reference 1, Reference 2

    • Illustrating what Roger is talking about in keeping 6 feet apart watch this.

  • The Lensrentals Podcast is a production of Lensrentals, founded by Roger Cicala. Our production staff includes Drew Cicala, Ryan Hill, Sarah McAlexander, SJ Smith, Julian Harper, John Tucker, and Zach Sutton. Other contributors include Roger Cicala, Joey Miller, Ally Aycock Patterson, Joshua Richardson, and Philip Robertson.

  • Thanks to Jacques Granger for our theme song.

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