Made of plastic bathing shoes, colloquially known as flip-flops or slippers, protect the feet in the pool or in the sauna area from athlete’s foot and ensure that you do not slip on the wet floor.
Classification of the category bathing shoes
areas of application
Bathing shoes are special plastic footwear designed to be worn in wet areas. These shoes are mainly used in public areas such as
Just where you do not want to walk or stand with bare feet and where it is too humid to wear other shoes.
Protection against pathogens
Especially the hygienic aspect plays a role, because everywhere, where it is humid and warm, where many people meet, bacteria feel well. So for many people, the thought alone is unappetizing to walk barefoot on a subsoil, where many strangers with bare feet are traveling. And indeed, unprotected walking in damp and warm rooms can quickly lead to serious illness.
One can be infected especially with the dreaded athlete’s foot, which requires a lengthy treatment to heal. It is all the more important to take care with bathing shoes that they are as smooth as possible. Because even on the surface of the bathing shoes bacteria and fungal spores can thrive.
It depends on the right cleaning
Therefore, the shoes should be thoroughly cleaned after each use. For this they are simply rinsed very hot; You can also spray them with a commercial disinfectant spray. Important for disinfection is to let the disinfectant work long enough. Only then is it guaranteed that all bacteria and fungal spores are thoroughly eliminated.