Why is Care222® safe?
The222nm wavelength used with Care222® is absorbed by dead skin layer of the stratum corneum and the upper layer of cornea of the eye, so it can not cause skin cancer or eye desease.
News Release: “Kobe University-Ushio Inc. Joint Study Shows Irradiation of Filtered 222 nm Far UV-C Light on Human Skin Reduces Bacterial Counts While Causing No Skin Damage” (2020)
News Release: “Kobe University-Ushio Inc. Joint Study Finds Repetitive Irradiation with 222 nm UV-C Does Not Cause Skin Cancer” (2020)
Ushio Inc. / National University Hospital Singapore succeed in bacterial disinfection of injuries using 222 nm ultraviolet (2017)
DIRECTIVE 2006/25/EC OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 5 April 2006 on the minimum health and safety requirements regarding the exposure of workers to risks arising from physical agents (artificial optical radiation) (19th individual Directive within the meaning of Article 16(1) of Directive 89/391/EEC)
Care222® excimer lamps from Ushio America, Inc.
Far-UVC light (222 nm) efficiently and safely inactivates airborne human coronaviruses
Exploratory clinical trial on the safety and bactericidal effect of 222-nm ultraviolet C irradiation in healthy humans