UV (ultraviolet) light is a known disinfectant that can help kill bacteria and viruses when applied correctly. We offer a range of UVC light fixtures for both mobile and permanent sanitizing applications.
Frequently Asked Questions
Why use light to disinfect?
Chemicals and germicidal UVC (light) can be used separately or in combination depending upon the application.
Generally, germicidal UVC is a good choice for permanent installations in dedicated spaces.
Germicidal chemicals (e.g. wipes, sprays) are excellent for cleaning objects and surfaces in occupied spaces.
Which pathogens does UVC light neutralize?
How does UVC work to disinect?
UVC light can kill bacteria and deactivate viruses. It works by focusing light energy into a pathogen which destroys bacteria and deactivates the genetic material in a virus.
What enrivonmnet is best for UVC light applications?
UVC light, for disinfecting applications, is most effective in indoor or enclosed environments. It is not useful outdoors.
Humans and animals should never be directly exposed to Germicidal UVC at 254 nm bulbs.
Does ultraviolet light have an effect on materials?
Yes. Ultraviolet light can degrade a variety of materials over time. Such materials include cloth, paper, and plastic. Long term ultraviolet exposure can cause these and other materials to become brittle and/or change color.
Do not use these products where expensive clothing, paintings, antiques, collectables, and other valuable objects may be exposed.
Does my space need to be ventilated when using UVC to disinfect?
It is recommended that the space be well ventilated for 10-15 minutes after disinfecting (the sanitizing process may cause an abnormal smell).
Do UVC lights emit omit ozone?
Industry-standard 254nm bulbs manufactured by Signify do not omit ozone. Ozone can cause damage to the lungs and throat.
Are these products ETL or UL listed?
The Goldensea UV products are ETL, CE, and FCC compliant and listed. The Luxibel UVC products are CE listed will soon be UL listed.
What safety features are included?
These products include safety features such as motion sensors (fixtures will turn off if motion is detected within certain range), audible alarms & visual indicators when fixtures are operating.
Is training available for proper use?
Yes. Training is available with any purchase of the UVC products.