Can a dusty fan cause allergies

Can a dusty fan cause allergies


Can a dusty fan cause allergies

The fan is a must-have appliance in our homes, but not many people know the importance of keeping it clean. Most people think that dust accumulation on the fan is normal and do not take measures to solve this problem. If you are one of them, please read this article carefully. You will learn some information about dust and bacteria accumulation on fans that you may not have known before, including why they occur and how you can address them.

Do fans cause dust

Fan blade material using PBT, PC, and ABS, these materials will generate static electricity in the case of fan rotation, static electricity will stick to the dust and bacteria, resulting in the accumulation of a lot of dust on the fan blade making it difficult for you to clean.

The dust accumulated on the fan is a breeding ground for bacteria and viruses, which can cause illnesses and allergies.

Dust accumulated on the fan is blown out of the air and contains a lot of particles. Small particles less than 10 micrometers in diameter pose the greatest problems because they can get deep into your lungs, and some may even get into your bloodstream.


Exposure to such particles can affect both your lungs and your heart. Numerous scientific studies have linked particle pollution exposure to a variety of problems, including:

premature death in people with heart or lung disease

nonfatal heart attacks

irregular heartbeat

aggravated asthma

decreased lung function

increased respiratory symptoms, such as irritation of the airways, coughing, or difficulty breathing.

People with heart or lung diseases, children, and older adults are the most likely to be affected by particle pollution exposure.


Cleaning a room fan is not as easy as cleaning other household appliances.

 The fan blades are hard to remove, which makes it difficult to clean them thoroughly. In addition, you have to disassemble the whole machine and then reassemble it when you're done cleaning. This takes time and requires tools that most people don't have in their homes (like screwdrivers).

Not only that but there may be particles caught between the fan blades that cannot be reached with any cleaning method--especially if they're stuck deep inside each fan blade's groove or at its edge where they can't be seen by the naked eye!


Jafanda JF180: 3-in-1 Desktop Air Purifier

We also encountered these annoying problems, so we thought why not design a desktop product that helps solve all these at one time? Well, it’s time to say goodbye to the dusty fan blades. Featuring a bladeless fan while also being an efficient purifier, Jafanda JF180 makes for a cooler feel in almost three seconds if you’re feeling the heat, and removes 99.97% pollutants from the air you breathe, leaving it cleaner, healthier, and fresher. That’s not all. To realize more possibilities,  we also designed an aromatherapy function , so that the essence oil can be diffused quickly in a non-heated way with clean air while getting the most out of each drop.

In a nutshell, Jafanda JF180 is an air purifier, a bladeless fan, and an aromatherapy diffuser at the same time!



The JF180 air purifier does not accumulate dust and bacteria, which is a great relief for those who have allergies. The fan can also help us feel better in the summer when we are exposed to high temperatures or excessive humidity.

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