The following notice has been issued by the European Commission:
Electrical appliances and equipment
Sterilize UVC Light Germicidal UVC LED Lamp Portable Home Handheld Disinfection
Type / number of model
Burns, Damage to sight, Health risk / other
The product does not emit UV-C radiation. Consequently, it might not kill bacteria or viruses, which could then reach the user, increasing the risk of infection. The product emits an unsafe amount of UV-A radiation (measured value: 51.8 W/m2). Consequently, a user in close proximity to the product will receive an unsafe dose of UV radiation to the eyes or the skin, increasing the risk of severe injuries.
The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 62471.
Measures taken by economic operators
Removal of this product listing by the online marketplace (By: Other)
UV sterilising lamp. The product was sold online, in particular via eBay and the description in the listing claims to provide with UVC wavelength and biocidal properties.
Country of origin
People’s Republic of China
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