Frequently Asked Questions

How long does the bulb last? / What if I need a new bulb?

The lifetime of the UV bulb is very long! It’s over 5,000 hours. Think of it this way: if you use it every day, it will take more than 12 years to reach 5,000 hours. If you do need a replacement bulb…

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Does it work on mold?

UVC light does work on mold. However, some molds are more difficult to kill and may take longer exposure times or multiple exposures. For one thing, mold growths can be relatively thick, so the UV ma…

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Can I use Uvlizer to sterilize my phone or other personal items?

Uvlizer is not designed for this purpose. It’s better to use our UVBox , which is specifically designed for this. You can find it on our website- UvBox - UV STERILIZATION BOX

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Can I use it to sterilize my food?

No, it is not meant for food.. The UV light will not harm food, but it is not effective at sterilizing it because food can contain germs below the surface where UV rays do not penetrate Make sure all…

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Does it have a UL label? / What certification does it have?

Uvlizer has a ‘CE’ certification. CE is a certification mark that indicates conformity with health, safety, and environmental protection standards for products sold within the European Economic Area.

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How long do you need to ventilate the room? / What if I can’t open the windows in the Winter?

You should allow at least 40 minutes for the Ozone in the room to dissipate. The Ozone naturally breaks down into ordinary oxygen, so it’s not actually necessary to open windows to ventilate (althoug…

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How much ozone does it make?

The concentration of Ozone that will be produced is hard to quantify because it is affected by many factors: the size of the room, the ventilation in the room, the temperature/humidity, and the lengt…

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What is the irradiance of Uvlizer? / How many joules/cm2?

‘Irradiance’ or measurements like joules/cm2 or watts/m2 are measurements of light energy received at a particular surface. That amount depends on the distance from the UV source. So it is not a meas…

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What is the wavelength of the UV? / Is it far-UV?

The peak UVC wavelength produced by Uvlizer is 254 nm (nanometers). This is the optimal wavelength for killing germs. The light actually produces a range of wavelengths, and it is the shorter wavelen…

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Can people be in the room when you use it?

No. People and animals must not be exposed to UVC light, which can be damaging to the skin and eyes. Since Uvlizer also produces Ozone as a second disinfection method, you should allow at least 40 mi…

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Does it kill coronavirus?

Covid-19 is a new type of coronavirus so there haven’t been scientific studies completed yet. But there are scientific studies of previous coronaviruses, such as SARS and MERS, that show UV-C is high…

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Do you have proof it can disinfect 250 sq ft area?

One study called ‘Surface Disinfection by Exposure to UV Light’ in the Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology showed that UV light at the same wavelength and power as Uvlizer ‘has efficient inactivat…

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Is this a scam? / Do you have any evidence it works?

UVC disinfection is not a scam. There are many scientific studies proving UVC light kills almost all kinds of germs, including from the CDC and EPA. One study of UVC disinfection using the same wavel…

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Is Uvlizer safe?

UVC disinfection is perfectly safe if it’s used correctly. Exposure to UVC light can damage your skin or eyes. That’s why you need to keep people, pets and plants out of the room while Uvlizer is wor…

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NOTES ON SAFETY ⚠️

People and Pets must not be present when Uvlizer is operating. You must not look at the UV light source. You must not enter the room for 40 minutes after operation (so the ozone can dissipate).

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Key Specifications

Dimensions: Centimeters = 23.8 x 19 x 43.5 I nches = 9.5” x 7.5” x 17”. Weight: 2.2 lbs , 1.0 kg. Power: 38 Watts. Voltage: 110V (US) / 220V (UK) with different power adapters. Frequency: 60 Hz. UV w…

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