The link below is a good read for anyone considering UV methods. It shows that UV radiation parameters are brand dependent. This study does include effectiveness on bacterial and viral pathogens.
I’m concerned that using UV without guidelines for your brand will make matters worse as it will give a false sense of security to the users.
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I just donated this to a local hospital:
I believe the 15 minutes of UV exposure time will suffice?
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Yesterday, in the respirator discussion there was a method using UV.What are the specs? UV power? Exposure time? Any other considerations?
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