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Rick asked in HealthOptical · 2 months ago

does UV flash light kill germs?

I had see many UV light sanitizer which claim can kill many germs what about UV flash light, does it work the same?

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  • 2 months ago

    No, your UV penlight would be UVA , the germicidal UV is UVC

    The UV used by hospitals and dental offices to sterilize instruments are UVC

    UVC is very dangerous for the eyes and skin.

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