Fact Sheet: Safety of Household Appliances with Germicidal Functions

Optical Radiation Requirements

As the use of UVC technology for disinfection has become more popular in household and commercial appliances, the IEC 60335 series specifically addresses the hazards and risks to the operators and others which have been introduced with the incorporation of the germicidal function.

Intertek’s optical radiation requirements for appliances with germicidal functionality fact sheet highlights UVC risks, general requirements as well as product specific requirements, and standards development specific to UV radiation.

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