Light Based Disinfection 101

Light based disinfection is increasing in popularity due to COVID-19 as a means to combat virus transmission.

Light based Disinfection

Currently there is a lot of buzz surrounding the use of UV light for disinfection. While UV-C disinfection has been around for decades, use of light as a cleaning protocol has now taken center stage as a way to reduce infection risk and increase safety.

How can light combat viruses, like COVID-19, and other pathogens? We breakdown each application and understand the characteristics of UV and other light-based disinfection technologies in this piece.

For details, download Light Based Disinfection 101 or read it below.

Research on the novel coronavirus is ongoing and as more details emerge, we continue to refine our recommendations based on the best available data. For further reading, please review the CDC guidelines.

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