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    Disinfect your home from germs in an effective and easy way

    Protect your home against germs


    The cleanness of surfaces have a profound effect on our health and well-being. Lighting can be used as a disinfectant for surfaces and help mitigate the risk of acquiring an infection.

    Different disinfection solutions, for different needs

    UV-C lighting


    UV-C lighting can effectively deactivate viruses, bacteria, molds and spores, in a matter of minutes.

    1. Disinfection effectiveness will vary depending on disinfection time, distance and type of surface/object See product manual/webpage for details.
    2. Fluence (UV Dose) Required to Achieve Incremental Log Inactivation of Bacteria, Protozoa, Viruses and Algae Revised, updated and expanded by Adel Haji Malayeri, Madjid Mohseni, Bill Cairns and James R. Bolton. With earlier contributions by Gabriel Chevrefils (2006) and Eric Caron (2006) With peer review by Benoit Barbeau, Harold Wright (1999) and Karl G. Linden.
    3. In laboratory testing, Signify’s UV-C light sources reduced SARS-CoV-2 virus infectivity on a surface to below detectable levels in as few as 9 seconds (Nadia Storm et al., 2020, accessible here ). In this study, an exposure to an UV-C irradiance of 0.849 mW/cm2 for the duration of 9 seconds was applied, resulting in an UV-C dose of 7.64 mJ/cm2. Our UV-C surface disinfection products (fitted with our UV-C light sources) will achieve the same level of virus infectivity reduction as long as the same UV-C dose is achieved on each area of surface that is irradiated.
    4. A comparison of pulsed and continuous ultraviolet light sources for the decontamination of surfaces. McDonald K.F., Curry R.D., Clevenger T.E., Unklesbay K., Eisenstark A., Golden J., Morgan R.D. IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci. 2000;28:1581–1587. doi: 10.1109/27.901237.