Recent Studies of UVC Efficacy

Recent Studies of UVC Efficacy

Light Progress Products Tests Overview (2020)

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Ten scientific reasons in support of airborne transmission of SARS-CoV-2

“If an infectious virus spreads predominantly through large respiratory droplets that fall quickly, the key control measures are reducing direct contact, cleaning surfaces, physical barriers, physical distancing, use of masks within droplet distance, respiratory hygiene, and wearing high-grade protection only for so-called aerosol-generating health-care procedures. Such policies need not distinguish between indoors and outdoors, since … Read more

MASKS’ DECONTAMINATION WITH UV-C/UVGI: RISKS AND OPPORTUNITIES

UV-C/UVGI – has been successfully tested in laboratories as a way to decontaminate N95 masks exposed to MS2 bacteriophage and influenza virus.   In recent weeks our distribution network in the healthcare sector is working non-stop. Our partners are professionals and experts in Infection Control, and they provided us with numerous application ideas, which can – or … Read more

UV – C efficacy against Coronaviruses, (COVID-19, SARS – MERS)

Our company has always been committed to reducing the risk of contamination and increasing safety by managing cross transmissions in many areas: surface treatment, air quality, and water disinfection. UV-C is an established and reliable technology, but solid know-how is required for effective and safe use. UV-C uses ultraviolet light to inactivate microorganisms, mainly by … Read more

FDA Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff – Last Updated March 2020

Enforcement Policy for Sterilizers, Disinfectant Devices, and Air Purifiers During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Public Health Emergency This guidance represents the current thinking of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA or Agency) on this topic. It does not establish any rights for any person and is not binding on FDA or the public. You … Read more

COVID-19 Public Restrooms Review

The COVID crisis is a remarkable threat to public health with incidence rates rising to shocking levels (1). Economic impact estimates from this recent SARS epidemic are staggering (2). This unprecedented situation, resulting from the extreme virulence of SARS-CoV-2 requires novel approaches and evidence-based solutions3. SARS-CoV-2 has been isolated in urine and feces (4), demonstrated … Read more

Susceptibility of SARS-CoV-2 to UV Irradiation

The following is a summary of an article published August 4, 2020, by the American Journal of Infection Control. In the journal, the authors’ main finding is that SARS-COV-2 is extremely susceptible to ultraviolet radiation. The novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) triggering a severe respiratory condition was first identified in the Hubei province of China, in December 2019. Soon … Read more

 

Further Reading on UVC Efficacy and Utilization Guidelines

UA UVC TB MPHAPHLELE
UVC UA characterization KO and FIRST
GUIDELINES_PART_2
GUIDELINES_PART_1
UVC Pox MCDEVITT
SARS CoV inactivation
UVC myco XU
UVC critical review RAEIZADEH
UVC COV2 dose HEBLING
history of UVGI REED
UVC highly effective against CoV2 BIASIN

Warning: Our UVC products must be used as directed and can pose health and safety risks.