The threat behind the
release of colored effluents is related to the high content of synthetic dyes
and their breakdown products that are regarded as toxic, mutagen and/or
carcinogenic. Azo dyes which comprises 66% of dyes used in the industries if
not properly treated can influence photosynthetic activities of natural aquatic
microorganisms and their abilities to treat water bodies. They can be mutagen
and or carcinogenic, causing intense damage to human beings, including harming
the reproductive system and causing dysfunction to the kidneys, brain, liver,
and central nervous system.
This product utilizes locally
formulated group of microorganisms capable of removing colour from dyes
The dye molecules, which
are generally considered as non-degradable or difficult organics, are broken
down and degraded into smaller and readily degradable molecules for safe
discharge of effluent.