What makes UV
Medico’s Far UV-C
The technology within UV Medico Far UV-C lamps is called Care222.
Care222 is a new and one-of-a-kind disinfecting light technology that inactivates bacteria and viruses in the same manner as conventional ultraviolet sanitisers but can be used while people are present. Care222 is not a stand-alone disinfecting system but is a key component in the very latest UV light disinfecting systems available.
Harmless to Humans, Harmful to Pathogens
UV-C light at 222 nm is highly effective against viruses such as the SARS-CoV-2 because the proteins making up this virus, have an absorption spectrum with a peak around 220-230 nm.
This means that viruses heavily absorb light at the 222 nm wavelength, which is transformed into heat that deactivates the virus, including its capacity to infect and spread disease. While this happens, the light remains harmless to human skin and eyes. The reason is that the top layer of the human skin is made of dead cells mostly made of proteins – and the same can be said about the top layer of the eye. These proteins absorb the light at 222 nm before it can penetrate the top layer and cause damage to the living tissue underneath.
Technology for a Safer and Healthier Future
All of this technology is gathered in a small, compact, and low-maintenance Far UV-C lamp with a lifetime of +5,000 hours. When turned on in intervals, this lifetime is extended and the lamp can be used for years.
This is why UV222™ is the most effective, the most affordable, and the safest Far UV-C lamp in the market.