FAQs

1. Is Far-UV safe? What is the difference between Far-UV and other products?

Far-UV between the nanometer ranges of 207nm to 230nm has been shown in ongoing research not to penetrate the outer layers of human skin and eyes in appropriate doses. Please see our Education section and refer to the Scientific Studies Tab.

2. Can Far-UV wavelengths kill Coronavirus?

Please refer to our Science Timeline to see the most recent and encouraging studies, where Far-UV wavelengths have been proven to be effective against different strands of coronavirus.

3. Why is this type of lighting not more popular?

The technology has been available primarily for specific uses, such as surgery rooms. Due to the current pandemic of COVID-19, the need for this technology is bringing it to the forefront of public attention.

4. How much area does a light sanitize?

Coverage depends on numerous variables such as fixture type, location, and distance. Please contact us for appropriate recommendations.

5. Are there scientific studies proving Far-UV's effectiveness ?

Please refer to our Science Timeline in the Education section to see published scientific studies.

7. How long do the lights last? Are they warrantied?

We offer a limited warranty of 1 calendar year or 8,000 hours used, whichever comes first.

1. Is Far UV safe?

Far-UV between the nanometer ranges of 207nm to 230nm has been shown in ongoing research not to penetrate the outer layers of human skin or eyes when used in appropriate doses. Please see our Education section and refer to the Scientific Studies Tab.

2. How do you ensure that your light only delivers Far-UV spectrum?

The materials that create this light source can only emit this spectrum.

3. Can I place these fixtures outside?

It is not recommended. Our fixtures are not waterproof and insects are attracted to UV light.

4. Are these lights FDA certified? Do they require FDA certification?

These lights do not claim to be a medical device and, therefore, do not require FDA certification.

5. Are your products filtered?

Our products are guaranteed not to emit wavelengths above 230 nm and therefore are not filtered. Older Far-UV technology, such as excimers, require filters for higher wavelengths.

6. Do your lights attract insects?

Interestingly, UV light is often used to attract insects. Our lights are not used for that purpose and we encourage our customers to follow instructions on using the lights in the appropriate locations.

7. Is there an appropriate environment for this light?

Currently these lights are being designed for indoor use with appropriate heating/cooling systems.

8. What is the dosage of these fixtures?

Each fixture emits a different dose as the applications for that fixture are different. For instance, our “Wand” will emit 30 mJ/ cm² but this fixture is only intended for objects and surfaces. For lights that will be around people, our standard mode will follow ACGIH guidelines.

1. Where should I put my Kryptolight? / How long should it stay on?

These questions depends on how and where the light is utilized, such as a barrier light vs surface disinfection. As our company releases its products, more comprehensive guidelines will be established.

2. What dosage of Far-UV do these fixtures emit?

Each fixture emits a different dose as the applications for that fixture are different. For instance, our “Wand” will emit 30 mJ/ cm² but this fixture is only intended for objects and surfaces. For lights that will be around people, our standard mode will follow ACGIH guidelines.  

3. How long are these lights warrantied for?

We offer a limited warranty of 1 calendar year or 8,000 hours used, whichever comes first.

1. What is the lead time?

We are completing orders as quickly as possible. Contact us for current lead times on larger quantity inquiries. 

2. Will there be volume discounts?

Yes. Our intention is to make this technology as accessible as possible.

3. Will financing be available?

Yes. Our intention is to make this technology as accessible as possible.

4. Will this UV light affect other materials?

Possibly. More tests will be done to see if this spectrum affects other materials. It is unlikely to affect external surfaces and objects, but it depends on the properties of said material. Please contact us with any questions.