washlet HISTORY Always Innovationg to Spread a Culture of Everyday Comfort and Cleanliness.
1980

The birth of WASHLET
The beginning of the warm water self-cleaning culture

WASHLET G

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The birth of WASHLET creates a new culture of comfort and cleanliness through the shift from using toilet paper to self-cleaning with warm water. WASHLET is the origin of warm water self-cleaning and is spreading this culture across the world.

1983

SELF CLEANING
function which ensures the
wand is always clean

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Develops the function of cleaning the whole wand each time you use it, so the wand is always clean.

1986

First overseas expansion of WASHLET
After six years, the culture of self-cleaning with warm water is showing steady growth throughout the world.

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Launches WASHLET SⅢ in USA

1987

1 Million WASHLET sold

Launches QUEEN as the first WASHLET
integrated toilet

WASHLET QUEEN
1993

The birth of NEOREST as the next generation of toilets with hygiene

NEOREST EX

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Launches NEOREST EX as the first tankless toilet design
This low-silhouette-type toilet is realised by developing a flushing system with the industry's first electronic control system.

Develops PULSATING and OSCILLATING CLEANING for a comfortable feeling whilst cleaning

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PULSATING CLEANING:
Rhythmically pulsating stream of cleaning warm water

OSCILLATING CLEANING:
The back-and-forth movement of the wand ensures thorough cleaning

1994

Introduces WASHLET to China

WASHLET G
1997

Develops CEFIONTECT
Ultra-smooth ceramic bowl which leaves nowhere for waste to cling

1998

10 Million WASHLET sold

WASHLET G
1999

The birth of WASHLET Apricot with WONDER WAVE

WASHLET Apricot

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With WONDER WAVE, cleansing is more comfortable while water usage is cut by up to one-third. This simple design allows the new WASHLET to work without a hot water tank.

2001

Develops AUTO ENERGY SAVER
WASHLET learns your bathroom habits automatically to conserve electricity

2002

Develops RIMLESS and TORNADO FLUSH
360 degree cleaning power reaches entire surface using less water

2003

Develops AUTO OPEN/CLOSE LID and AUTO FLUSH
Easy to use and comfortable for everyone anytime

2005

20 Million WASHLET sold

WASHLET Apricot

In Japan WASHLET is becoming increasingly popular, not only in public locations such as hotels and commercial facilities, but also on transportation eg. Trains and airplane.

2010

Launches NEOREST SE/LE

NEOREST LE
2011

30 Million WASHLET sold

WASHLET Apricot

Develops EWATER+ for WAND
With EWATER+, the nozzle is always clean.

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Washing wand with EWATER+ reduces dirt.

2012

Develops EWATER+ for BOWL
Bowl is automatically cleaned with EWATER+
TOTO reaches the next stage of cleanliness and comfort

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TOTO provides the next stage of cleanliness and comfort with CLEAN SYNERGY. CEFIONTECT, TORNADO FLUSH, PREMIST and EWATER+ — these innovative technologies ensure the products remain clean anew.

CLEAN SYNERGY EWATER+ for WAND EWATER for BOWL CEFIONTECT TORNADO FLUSH PREMIST
2014

Develops ACTILIGHT
Cleaning technology with photocatalytic glaze

2015

40 Million WASHLET sold

NEOREST AH/RH
2017

The birth of NEOREST NX
as the global flagship model

NEOREST NX

Develops AIR-IN WONDER WAVE
Combining ecology and a more comfortable way of self-cleaning

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Water from WAND includes air to make larger droplets.
This leads to more comfortable cleaning, using less water.

2018

"WASHLET is the world's No.1 brand of electric toilet seats with bidet functions "

Euromonitor International Limited; in terms of sales volume based on the custom research conducted in July 2019-September 2019 in the countries that account for more than 87% share of the global electric toilet seats with bidet functions in 2018.

TOTO WASHLET No.1 Worldwide Best Seller
2019

50 Million WASHLET sold

Achieves 50 Million sales of WASHLET
Evolving and spreading the culture of self-cleansing with warm water across the world

WASHLET RW