Healthcare

SCIENTISTS at Japanese LED giant Ushio are warning about the number of unfiltered far UV-C lamps set to come onto the market in 2021. They say they’re deeply concerned about the production of potentially unsafe products with a wavelength of 222 nanometres and have taken the unprecedented initiative of issuing an ‘industry health warning’. ‘These devices...
Healthcare

DESPITE the promise that far UV-C is less harmful to humans than standard UV-C, it’s not ready for general use without further research, say experts. Scientists from the International Ultraviolet Association (IUVA) say there is ‘not yet sufficient evidence to support widespread application’ where direct human exposure is anticipated.  The IUVA recommends that far UV-C...