UV disinfection lighting company PURO launches new product that defines the future of UV disinfection
PURO Protect 222 uses Far UV-C 222 technology to provide a safe, continuous air and surface disinfection solution for busy people. the spaces
DENVER, June 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Today at the APIC 2022 Annual Conference, PURO® UV Disinfection Light announces its latest product line that pushes the boundaries of UV technology, making it safe and easy to sanitize in high traffic areas.
PURO Protect 222 uses patented, filtered 222 nanometer far-UV-C light technology to safely and continuously disinfect high-traffic, high-contact areas in occupied spaces. Designed for self-contained, continuous air and surface disinfection, PURO Protect 222 products have been proven to inactivate harmful viruses and bacteria, including the current SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19.
“We are delighted to announce that PURO Protect is one of the only deep UV-C products to be independently tested and certified by Underwriters Laboratories. This is great news for schools and universities, hospitals and residences for the elderly,” said Brian Stern, CEO of PURO Lighting. “Because they can be used safely throughout the day, our Protect 222 products represent the real future of UV disinfection. the space they are in is protected.”
Two PURO Protect 222 products are available; a single far UV emitter, ceiling mounted device providing continuous air and surface disinfection in occupied spaces and Protect 222 High Bay with two far UV light emitters for use in industrial and commercial spaces. Both products are ideal for high traffic areas in healthcare, such as bathrooms, sterile processing, emergency departments, intensive care units, nurses’ stations, care centers emergency rooms, patient exam rooms, waiting rooms and more.
Powered by Ushio’s patented Far UV-C filtered CARE222® technology and Acuity Brands Lighting’s patent-pending dosage controllers and other technologies, PURO Protect 222 uses a short-pass filter to eliminate long UV wave that can penetrate the living tissue of the skin or beyond the tear. layer of the eye to create a safe, narrow band of UV 222 light emission. In fact, PURO Protect 222 is one of the few deep UV products to be UL certified to meet US standards for germicidal equipment for use in occupied spaces classified in the Exempt photobiological hazard group as defined in IEC/TR 62471-2, when properly commissioned and properly installed.
“We are delighted to have the opportunity to take advantage of the technology developed by Ushio and Acuity Brands Lighting for PURO’s new product line. We can now offer the next generation of self-contained, durable, chemical-free UV solutions to disinfect occupied spaces,” said Jim Colantoni, Chief Revenue Officer. “Plus, Protect 222 is virtually maintenance-free, with an industry-leading 2-year warranty and an expected system life of 5 years.”
Colombia University and other research institutes have proven that Far UV-C technology is safe for use in occupied spaces and effective against a wide range of bacterial, viral and fungal pathogens. Continued operation of Protect 222 according to written instructions meets the 2021 Exposure Guidelines for Occupied Spaces established by the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH®) as adopted by the International Electrotechnical Committee (IEC).
About PURO UV Disinfection Light
Launched in 2019 in Lakewood, Colorado, PURO® Lighting promotes health and safety by bringing proven and powerful UV light disinfection devices to all indoor spaces where people congregate, including hospitals, schools and universities, medical and nursing facilities. manufacturing, transportation, office buildings and more, all without the use of chemicals. From HVAC systems to room and overhead air disinfection, PURO Lighting products offer a wide variety of UV technologies to provide continuous air disinfection in occupied spaces and can quickly disinfect any interior area by inactivating up to 99.9% of viruses, bacteria, fungi and more. including today’s SARS-CoV-2 virus. Our proprietary software, PURONet UV Disinfection Control System, enables real-time data collection and reporting to help create a safer environment in any space. For more information, visit www.purolighting.com.
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