tl;dr- The collection of claims about "Harmonized Water" appear to be incoherent gibberish which prevents us from falsifying them ("not even wrong"). If this were a real product, a common chemistry lab device (UV spectrometer) could've easily demonstrated its ability to block UV rays.
EDIT: Reference (9) from the PDF on "Harmonized Water" appears to contain the most complete explanation of the underlying ideas that I've been able to find; "insane" would seem to be an understatement.
Most of the claims don't make sense
According to the PDF, Evaluation of a Novel Form of Sun Protection, the product works by:
Abstract This randomized clinical trial was designed to evaluate a product that utilizes a purported new technology, scalar waves, to provide sun protection.
This examiner was skeptical about the claims of Harmonized Water and their “UV Neutralizer”. Reportedly the product is water (there is no other active ingredient) that contains a form of radio-frequencies called scalar waves. Using a proprietary device, the company claims to be able to imprint hundreds of thousands of specific scalar waves onto water that, when ingested, vibrate above the skin to neutralize UVA and UVB.
From a technical perspective, this doesn't make sense on several levels. Examples:
"Scalar waves" aren't a "new technology", but merely a description for one type of solution to the wave equation.
- Hoax "science" has claimed that scalar waves cure things since 1991.
A radio frequency is a property of a radio wave, not a noun that can be "contained". So, claiming that it "contains a form of radio-frequencies" doesn't make any sense.
The idea of "imprinting" waves on water is pretty meaningless.
Most excess water is released by urination, not transported to the skin.
- Oddly, the product website states that it's preferable to drink at least 2 ounces of water with it. This should cause even more of the product to be lost to urination.
How does the water "vibrate above the skin"?
- Does the water get sweated out, evaporate, and then follow the user around like their own personal fog?
If the water works "above the skin", why drink it?
"Hundreds of thousands" of "imprinted" water molecules would be about 0.00000000000000003 grams of "imprinted" water.
"Clinical trials" wouldn't be necessary
It's very easy to test for UV absorption in the lab. If you took a Chemistry lab in college, there's a good chance that you played with a UV spectrometer at some point. Wikipedia has a page for water.
Pour "Harmonized Water" into the UV spectrometer's sample holder and tell it to run.
Repeat with normal water.
Compare the results to see if "Harmonized Water" absorbed more UV radiation.
If "Harmonized Water" could be made to absorb more UV radiation, then its spectrum should show less UV radiation getting through than for normal water. This wouldn't require any math or other complicated analysis; you could tell instantly upon visual inspection because one line would be higher than the other in the UV range.
One of the "doctors" behind this claims that it doesn't affect the body
First, referring to "Dr." Johnson in quotes because at least one source alleges that he was ordered to stop practicing medicine.
Then he's been quoted as saying that drinking this "Harmonized Water" causes UV rays to be stopped before reaching the body. From "The Real Story Behind The New Drinkable Sunscreen":
But the fact that Harmonized H2O is not FDA-approved is not a concern for Dr Johnson. ‘This product is FDA exempt because we are not making SPF claims and we are not affecting the human body,’ he says. ‘The cancellation waves that are contained in the water vibrate at your skin level so the UVA/UVB cancellation actually happens above the skin.’
So I guess he's claiming that "Harmonized Water" causes people to emit radio waves that cancel out UV radiation at a distance?
If so, then that'd mean that the "Harmonized Water" should cause a local field of UV radiation cancellation. And if that's so, then why drink it, or even put it on your skin? Radio waves drop off with the inverse square law, so why not just keep a bottle of it near you, e.g. in your pocket?
A "not even wrong" case
The claims appear to be "not even wrong", as defined by Wikipedia:
The phrase "not even wrong" describes any argument that purports to be scientific but fails at some fundamental level, usually in that it contains a terminal logical fallacy or it cannot be falsified by experiment (i.e., tested with the possibility of being rejected), or cannot be used to make predictions about the natural world.
Addendum: Why "not even wrong" is worse than just "wrong".
In the comments below, we discussed the "wrong"-vs.-"not even wrong" distinction. To elaborate here...
Here's the ingredients list for some potato chips:
Ingredients: Potatoes, Vegetable Oil (Sunflower, Corn, and/or Canola Oil), and Salt.
–"LAY'S® Classic Potato Chips"
So they're not guaranteeing what sort of oil the chips'll have in them, just that it'll be sunflower, corn, and/or canola oil.
If an experiment's results would vary depending on the type of oil a particular bag of chips has in it, then presumably we'd get bad results if we did our tests with sunflower-oil chips and then assumed that they'd later apply to corn-oil chips.
Still, vegetable oils are probably roughly interchangeable as far as most consumers are concerned.
If the seller then provided a bag of chips made with motor-oil, we could object because that'd violate the material definition specified in the ingredients-list. After all, motor-oil (in this sense) isn't sunflower, corn, and/or canola oil, and we can show the difference in a lab.
However, "Harmonized Water" is defined by stuff that is, as far as I can tell, gibberish. I'd argue that a rational person should reject this, but if someone accepts it, then the effective ingredients list becomes sorta like:
Ingredients: Water [modified in some manner of our choosing, at our sole discretion]
So, maybe a seller would choose to "imprint scalar waves" by microwaving tap water, and then we'll test microwaved tap water. Then this hypothetical seller might "imprint scalar waves" into the next batch by chanting mystical lyrics at the water. Then maybe the next batch'll be "imprinted with scalar waves" by having some bath salts mixed in.
Then how could a buyer ever test one batch and assume that their analysis of that batch will continue to apply to all future batches?
This makes not even wrong worse than merely being wrong: because, if their claim were merely wrong, presumably it'd be consistently wrong. Here, though, it seems unclear that experimental results are meaningful at all; in fact, even if the product appears to be safe-for-consumption when tested, it's unclear how we could be sure future batches would also be safe, let alone effective-or-ineffective.
UPDATE: Product page seems switched.
Clicking the link provided in the question statement now currently redirects to this product page:
Sun Defense Bronzing Elixir
GOLD-INFUSED & FREQUENCY-ENHANCED MINERALS
Enjoy the sunshine guilt-free with enhanced protection that's non-toxic and reef-safe. Sun Defense contains a clinically proven formula that reduces the damaging effects of UV exposure and enhances the protective tan your body naturally creates without blocking the health benefits of Vitamin D.
Apparently this is part of a rebranding effort:
There have also been some exciting upgrades to the Frequency Enhanced Waters (now called Elixirs) from Osmosis. All of the Elixirs, which have new names, now contain 75 cell-activating, plant-based minerals that are 100,000 times smaller and more bio-available than any other mineral source. Replenishing nutrients that have been lost in our soil and food, while accelerating healthy immune and repair activity within the skin and body, these water-soluble fulvic and humic minerals enhance the body’s absorption of energy frequencies, reviving healthy cell function for restored overall well being and a thriving complexion. Beyond the mineral enhancement, you will also find luxurious flakes of 24-karat gold in the new clear bottles. Renowned for its ability to strengthen the immune system and reduce inflammation, gold is also said to sharpen mental focus, decrease stress, and enhance spiritual well-being. Please note, while the formulas have all changes, the foundational frequencies have not. If you used and loved a specific formula before, you will still use the same formula. It will just be more effective due to the minerals and have the additional benefits of the gold!
1. Skin Perfection is now Skin Perfection elixir
2. Inner Harmony is now Ageless Vitality elixir
3. Hormone Water is now Hormone Relief elixir
4. UV Water is now Sun Defense elixir (no tan) and Sun Defense Bronzing elixir (tan-enhancing)
–"Osmosis Rebranding Guide" (2019-06-21)
This gave a few new things to search for in Google; found this site that lists a lot of crazy water beliefs, which links this page for "Harmonized Water".
AKA "Osmosis Harmonized Water" to make it sound more scientific, this nostrum is directed at new-agers who believe in the healing power of mysterious "vibrations". They make the absurd claim that this snake oil "communicates energetically with cells that are imbalanced in an effort to restore a normal vibrational rate." [2013-02] See also this "Doubtful News" debunking article.
–"Gallery of water-related pseudoscience" [formatting altered]