There’s Probably Poop On Your Cellphone

Yep, one in six phones have fecal matter on them. Luckily, two inventors have a solution.

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Bad news first: there’s a one-in-six chance that your cellphone has fecal matter on it.

The good news? Two inventors said they’ve created a cellphone charger that will take care of the mess for you.

At the International CES 2014 in Las Vegas, Dan Barnes and Wesley LaPorte announced they’ve developed a charger called PhoneSoap, which uses electromagnetic radiation used in hospitals to kill 99.9 percent of bacteria and viruses off your device, United Press International reports. They were¬†moved to take decisive action by a 2011 University of London study that found 16% of phones were contaminated with the fecal bacteria E. coli.

The electromagnetic UV-C light kills bacteria and viruses in 3 to 5 minutes and can be used both on smartphones and cellphones smaller than 6-inches by 4 inches.

[UPI]