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Cleanovation – TOTO’s “clean innovation”

TOTO presents a series of new products at ISH 2021: The Japanese sanitary specialist offers the right product for every hygiene need in the bath – from WASHLET to washbasin.
TOTO introduces the rounded WASHLET™ RG. Two versions of the RG model are available – the standard version and the RG Lite model. TOTO offers two versions of its RG model: the standard model and RG Lite. The Lite version offers many of TOTO’s convenient functionalities, but not PREMIST or the deodorizer – for a more affordable introduction to the world of WASHLET™. Japanese sanitary ware manufacturer TOTO produces WASHLET™, widely considered to be the shower toilets with the most extensive hygiene features on the market today. The latest introduction is the RG model. TOTO shower toilets are easy to clean and feature technologies that guarantee long-lasting cleanliness. The latest introduction to the collection is WASHLET™ RG. The new RP compact toilet from TOTO measures just 490 mm from front to back, making it the ideal toilet for small guest bathrooms or tight spaces. Compare the two versions of the new toilet: RP and RP compact (left). Like all TOTO toilets, they feature a rimless toilet bowl and effective cyclone flush technology (TORNADO FLUSH). The GP toilet from TOTO brings all proven TOTO technologies together in a timeless new design. TOTO’s slightly asymmetrical TA vessel is made of especially delicate-looking, yet highly durable ceramic called LINEARCERAM – a material developed by TOTO to allow for especially thin, yet strong ceramics. Available in either round or square versions, the WU vessels blend effortlessly into bathrooms of all styles. The WU vessels feature the special CEFIONTECT glaze, giving the surface long-lasting, brilliant shine while making it easy to clean.

TOTO aims to create a new understanding of hygiene – as something that enriches every moment of people’s everyday lives. The innovations presented at ISH 2021 include special technologies for even better cleanliness, which TOTO refers to as “Cleanovation” – clean innovation. The Japanese sanitary ware producer’s toilets and shower toilets (WASHLET™) in particular are incredibly versatile and well-suited for use in all types of spaces, from bathrooms in private homes to hotels and healthcare facilities.


The latest introductions include TOTO WASHLET™ RG, new toilet models and high-quality ceramic washbasins with sleek, streamlined designs that enhance the look of every bathroom.


At this year’s digital ISH 2021, TOTO reveals a world designed to promote our well-being while addressing the urgent issues everyone faces today: How do we manage the risk of infection? And how can we effectively protect ourselves in the bathroom? In the lead up to this industry event, Messe Frankfurt talked about “an emerging wave of hygiene in the bathroom”. TOTO has always considered hygiene to be one of its most important focus areas, as it is in Japanese culture: Personal well-being, recovery and attentive interactions all play an important role in the way Japanese society perceives hygiene.


Product highlights – WASHLET™ RG and RG Lite
The Japanese sanitary ware manufacturer’s WASHLET™ is the shower toilet on the market with the most extensive hygiene features. They are easy to clean and have technologies that ensure long-lasting cleanliness. Many people who have chosen WASHLET™ describe this experience as “life-changing”. The latest addition to the collection is the sleek, rounded WASHLET™ RG, which is celebrating its premiere at ISH 2021. TOTO offers the RG in two different versions: The standard model and RG Lite. The Lite version offers many of TOTO’s convenient functionalities, but not Premist or the deodorizer – for a more affordable introduction to the world of WASHLET™.


Product highlights – RP compact and GP toilets
TOTO is also setting new standards in this product segment in line with its motto: “The perfect toilet is our standard.” The RP compact toilet measures just 490 mm from front to back, making it ideal for small bathrooms or tight spaces. The GP toilet features all of the tried-and-tested TOTO technologies in a timeless new design. The new models all look great, but also impress with their high standards of hygiene. After intensive research and development, TOTO claims that their toilets “are among the most hygienic toilets available on the market, and meet all of the standards for hospital toilets recommended by the Robert-Koch-Institute.” Especially the rimless toilet bowl, the powerful, cyclone TORNADO FLUSH and the especially smooth, durable and long-lasting CEFIONTECT glaze keep the ceramic surface clean over an extended period of time, making it practically impossible for germs or waste to accumulate.


Product highlight – washbasins
The special CEFIONTECT is also applied to the new TOTO vessels. This keeps the surface easy to clean and brilliantly shiny over the long term. Available in round and square versions, the WU models blend seamlessly into bathrooms of all styles. TOTO’s slightly asymmetrical TA vessel is made of especially delicate-looking, yet highly durable ceramic called LINEARCERAM – a material developed by TOTO to allow for especially thin, yet strong ceramics. According to the company, the result is “a combination of minimalism and the quality people associate with TOTO.”

  • 27.05.2021

    Leading the way in hygiene

    WASHLET™ as part of everyday culture – Japanese manufacturer TOTO inspires the world to improve its standards of hygiene[more]

  • 19.04.2021

    TOTO toilets for better hygiene

    TOTO toilets have special hygiene technologies that make them ideal for preventing infections. This is why the new RP toilet was installed...[more]

  • 19.02.2021

    An inspiring look into TOTO’s world

    The Japanese sanitary ware manufacturer TOTO has completely redesigned its website – providing even more inspiration as well as...[more]

  • 15.12.2020

    An extra toilet for small bathrooms

    The new TOTO toilets fit perfectly into bathrooms of every size, whether large, small or just for guests. TOTO introduces the new RP...[more]

  • 24.11.2020

    The Tokyo Toilet

    World-renowned architects are reimaging public toilets. This remarkable project is a collaboration involving the Nippon Foundation and the...[more]

  • 28.10.2020

    The TOTO urinal

    Featuring a simple, yet elegant design and outstanding features to ensure the greatest hygiene, TOTO urinals are an ideal choice for hotel...[more]

  • 10.09.2020

    TOTO toilets completely prevent infections

    A recent test featuring TOTO toilets showed that rimless toilets with a special flush technology can also protect people from exposure to...[more]

  • 29.07.2020

    Paradise in every respect

    Paradiso Pure.Living recently opened in the Dolomites, giving guests the opportunity to experience sustainability through all of their...[more]

  • 04.06.2020

    The hygiene powerhouse

    Incorporating more hygiene in our everyday lives makes sense right now – and in the long run. TOTO WASHLET™ is a great option for bringing...[more]

  • 29.05.2020

    New WASHLET™ models with an added extra

    TOTO offers an optional automatic flush option with its Prime Edition WASHLET™ RW and SW models, as well as RX EWATER+ and SX EWATER+. This...[more]

  • 15.04.2020

    An abundance of awards for TOTO

    TOTO received multiple awards in 2020: two iF Design Awards and the Red Dot Award: Product Design[more]

  • 08.04.2020

    Hygiene in a new dimension

    The demand for shower toilets is higher than ever before. In addition to offering unparalleled levels of hygiene, they also reduce the...[more]

  • 03.02.2020

    Alpine tradition

    The French luxury L’Armancette Hotel offers a breathtaking panoramic view of the mountains and stylish bathrooms with TOTO products.[more]

  • 22.01.2020

    TOTO at SHK 2020 / Preview

    TOTO focuses its entire exhibition at the upcoming SHK Essen (10-13 March) on the latest WASHLET™ technologies, wellness and design.[more]

  • 17.01.2020

    New bidets from TOTO

    The new bidets from TOTO are the ideal complement to TOTO toilets and a perfect addition to bathrooms of all styles.[more]

  • 11.11.2019

    The new Prime Edition

    TOTO introduces the elegant WASHLET™ RW and the new Prime Edition collection – for very personal wellness rituals in the bath.[more]

  • 19.08.2019

    A plus in every respect

    Better, cleaner, more comfortable: Wand jet cleaning with EWATER+ and automatic descaling are new features now available in TOTO WASHLET™...[more]

  • 06.08.2019

    An extra exclusive hotel experience

    Timeless elegance, surprising innovations: Guests at Andaz Vienna Am Belvedere enjoy an especially exclusive TOTO experience.[more]

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