Ultraviolet radiation as a method of disinfection

Apr 15, 2020 | Industry

The International Commission on Illumination (CIE – Commission Internationale de l’Eclairage) has made two publications available free of charge for the next three months, covering UV-C Photocarcinogenesis Risks from Germicidal Lamps, and Ultraviolet Air Disinfection.

In the UK, the Lighting Industry Association has issued a coronavirus update including UV lighting as a germicide.

The World Health Organization is clear that UV lamps should not be used to sterilize hands or other areas of skin. Find out more here.