Nippon Basic Co. Ltd.

Cycloclean is a bicycle-driven water purifying case that attaches to the rear seat of a bicycle.

Product description Brand name and product description

CycloClean is a point-of-use, bicycle-driven water purification system that is comprised of four filters attached to the rear seat of the bicycle. The product was developed by Nippon Basic Co. Ltd. Water is pumped via pedal action, from the source through a series of filters to output clean water.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)

The product has been implemented in Japan. The manufacturer aims to enter the market of Asian countries including India, Myanmar, Thailand, and Bangladesh.

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

The product is distributed by the manufacturer, Nippon Basic Co. Ltd.

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.
Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

A primary competitor for this product is the Aquaduct. No other cycle powered water filters were identified on the market.

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 6: Clean water and sanitation

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Target users include households and individuals, for emergency use in remote villages and disaster zones. The product has been implemented in a variety of contexts including old-age care homes, laboratories, municipal offices, and private enterprises.

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