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General Interest, Consumers, Decision-makers, LawyersPesticide Devices: A Guide for ConsumersUnited States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)2021-10-06 00:00:002022-03-27 00:00:00https://www.epa.gov/pesticides/pesticide-devices-guide-consumersThis guide for consumers explains key facts about regulated pesticide devices and how they differ from registered pesticide products; ultraviolet light units are cited as an example of pesticide devices.Guidance, WebpageScientists
General Interest, Consumers, Decision-makers, LawyersEPA Regulations About UV Lights that Claim to Kill or Be Effective Against Viruses and Bacteria United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)2021-11-30 00:00:002022-03-27 00:00:00https://www.epa.gov/sites/default/files/2020-10/documents/uvlight-complianceadvisory.pdfThe EPA provides an explanation to the UV industry that UV lights are regulated under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) as pesticide devices.Compliance Advisory, EPA Document # 305F20004 , WebpageEngineers
General Interest, Consumers, Decision-makers, LawyersEPA Letter to National Electrical Manufacturers Association on Generic Efficacy Claims for UV DevicesUnited States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)2021-04-12 00:00:002022-03-27 00:00:00https://www.epa.gov/sites/default/files/2021-05/documents/nema-response_4-12-2021.pdfLetter clarifying EPA's position on efficacy and safety claims, burden of proof required, and what would be considered false or misleading under 40 C.F .R. § 152.500, 40 C.F.R. pt. 169. that may result in enforcement action and penalties under FIFRA. EPA Letter, WebpageEducators below high school
General Interest, Consumers, Decision-makers, Lawyers, Scientists, Engineers, Operators/managersCOVID-19: UV-C Devices and Methods for Surface Disinfection WebinarUnited States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)2021-01-21 00:00:002022-03-27 00:00:00https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cWvKIVxQIgEEPA iwebinar on their own research to understand which UV-C technologies reduce the amount of SARS-CoV-2 on surfaces in large public spaces.Webinar, WebpageEducators above high school
General Interest, Consumers, Decision-makers, LawyersNational List of Active EPA-Registered Foreign and Domestic Pesticide and/or Device-Producing EstablishmentsUnited States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)2022-02-15 00:00:002022-03-27 00:00:00https://www.epa.gov/compliance/national-list-active-epa-registered-foreign-and-domestic-pesticide-andor-deviceThis webpage displays the most up-to-date list of active pesticide establishments that have registered with EPA for a pesticide establishment number under the Federal Insecticide Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) An EPA Establishment number appearing on a product label does not signify that the UV-C device is in compliance with FIFRA. Rather, it identifies the EPA registered location where the product was produced.List, Webpage
General Interest, Consumers, Decision-makers, LawyersInterim Order Respecting Ultraviolet Radiation-emitting Devices and Ozone-generating DevicesHealth Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA)2021-06-07 00:00:002022-03-27 00:00:00https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/drugs-health-products/covid19-industry/disinfectanst-sanitizers-cleaners-soaps/ultra-violet-radiation-emitting-ozone-generating-devices/interim-order.htmlHealth Canada’s PMRA announced the issuance of an Interim Order Respecting Ultraviolet Radiation-emitting Devices and Ozone-generating Devices under the Pest Control Products Act (Interim Order), setting forth new requirements for certain devices claiming to control, destroy, make inactive, or reduce the level of bacteria, viruses, and other micro-organisms that are human pathogens. Interim Order, WebpageBegginers
General Interest, Consumers, Decision-makers, LawyersQuestions and Answers: Notice of Intent to Develop an Interim Order to Regulate Certain Ultraviolet Radiation-Emitting Devices and Ozone-Generating Devices under the Pest Control Products ActHealth Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA)2022-01-21 00:00:002022-03-27 00:00:00https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/consumer-product-safety/reports-publications/pesticides-pest-management/decisions-updates/notice-intent/2021/questions-answers-interim-order-regulate-uv-ozone-devices.htmlHealth Canada's PMRA issued a Questions and Answers document regarding the Interim Order Respecting Ultraviolet Radiation-emitting Devices and Ozone-generating Devices under the Pest Control Products Act.Q&A, WebpageAdvanced
General Interest, Consumers, Decision-makers, LawyersPublic Registry- All applications which contain the active: ULTRAVIOLET C (WAVELENGTH 280 - 100 NM)Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA)2022-03-27 00:00:002022-03-27 00:00:00https://pr-rp.hc-sc.gc.ca/pi-ip/rba-epa-eng.php?p_actv=ULTRAVIOL%45T%20C%20(WAV%45L%45NGTH%20280%20-%20100%20NM)Health Canada's PMRA public registry of all UV-C device applications and annual renewal applications.Public registry, WebpageOperators/managers
Scientists, Engineers, Advanced, RegulatorsStandard Practice for Determining Antimicrobial Efficacy of Ultraviolet Germicidal Irradiation Against Microorganisms on Carriers with Simulated SoilAmerican Society for Testing and Materials2018-05-01 00:00:002022-03-27 00:00:00https://infostore.saiglobal.com/en-us/standards/astm-e-3135-2018-1131495_saig_astm_astm_2626129/This practice defines test conditions to evaluate ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (UVGI) light devices (mercury vapor bulbs, light-emitting diodes, or xenon arc lamps) that are designed to kill/inactivate microorganisms deposited on inanimate carriers.Standard, Paid Content, WebpageLawyers
Scientists, Engineers, Advanced, RegulatorsIEC 62471 Ed. 1.0 b:2006 Photobiological Safety Of Lamps And Lamp SystemsInternational Electrotechnical Commission2014-02-25 00:00:002022-03-27 00:00:00https://webstore.ansi.org/Standards/IEC/IEC62471Ed2006?gclid=CjwKCAjwloCSBhAeEiwA3hVo_YS2MwO3bEhaXt2RYdPrn8AFQr-xPuwFiXHOndAMtOjBzeRuIc3tuhoCcf8QAvD_BwEGuidance intended to address potential photobiological safety concerns from lamps/lamp systemss by providing a method for categorizing the potential risk to the eyes and skin. Specifies the exposure limits, reference measurement technique and classification scheme for the evaluation and control of photobiological hazards from all electrically powered incoherent broadband sources of optical radiation, including in the wavelength range from 200 nm through 3000 nm.Standard, Paid Content, WebpageRegulators
Scientists, Engineers, Advanced, RegulatorsANSI/IES RP-27-20 Recommended Practice: Photobiological Safety For Lighting SystemsInternational Electrotechnical Commission, American National Standards Institute2016-06-27 00:00:002022-03-27 00:00:00https://webstore.ansi.org/standards/iesna/ansiiesrp2720?gclid=CjwKCAjwloCSBhAeEiwA3hVo_an06HMCSFFmJk6oSjutELYJ--wGDqwR8J7vCiiEDVPGmyQc2qI2NBoCfDcQAvD_BwEThis Recommended Practice covers the classification, labeling and informational requirements for lamps that emit optical radiation in the wavelength range from 200 nm to 3000 nm, with exception for LEDs used in optical fiber communication systems and for lasers. Standard, Paid Content, WebpageTechnologists
Scientists, Engineers, Advanced, RegulatorsIEC Standard 61010-01 Safety Requirements for Electrical Equipment for Measurement, Control, and Laboratory Use - Part 1: General RequirementsInternational Electrotechnical Commission2012-05-11 00:00:002022-03-27 00:00:00https://standardscatalog.ul.com/ProductDetail.aspx?productId=UL61010-1This part of IEC 61010 specifies general safety requirements for the following types of electrical equipment and their accessories: electrical test and measurement equipment, electrical industrial process-control equipment, and electrical laboratory equipment. The IEC 61010 standard is also a Underwriters' Laboratories (UL) and ANSI Standard in the United States.Standard, Paid Content, WebpageConsumers
Scientists, Engineers, Advanced, RegulatorsUL Standard 1598, LuminairesUnderwriters' Laboratories2021-03-26 00:00:002022-03-27 00:00:00https://standardscatalog.ul.com/ProductDetail.aspx?productId=UL1598This Standard applies to luminaires for use in non-hazardous locations and that are intended for installation on branch circuits of 600 V nominal or less between conductors in accordance with the Canadian Electrical Code, Part I (CEC), CSA C22.1, with the U.S. National Electrical Code (NEC), ANSI/NFPA 70, and with the Mexican National Electrical Code, NOM-001-SEDE.Standard, Paid Content, WebpageDecision-makers
Scientists, Engineers, Advanced, RegulatorsUL Standard 979, Water Treatment AppliancesUnderwriters' Laboratories2016-09-29 00:00:002022-03-27 00:00:00https://standardscatalog.ul.com/ProductDetail.aspx?UniqueKey=31761This standard covers electrically operated water treatment appliances for household and commercial use. These appliances are intended for installation and use in accordance with the National Electrical Code, NFPA 70, and are rated 600 V or less.The requirements cover appliances utilizing features that treat water through the use, among others, of ultraviolet radiation.
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Scientists, Engineers, Advanced, RegulatorsUL Standard 8802, Outline of Investigation for UV Germicidal Equipment and SystemsUnderwriters' Laboratories2021-08-30 00:00:002022-03-27 00:00:00https://standardscatalog.ul.com/ProductDetail.aspx?UniqueKey=40538These requirements apply to ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (UVGI) equipment and systems emitting uncontained UV, intended for use in commercial and industrial environments, and installed in accordance with the U.S. National Electrical Code (NEC), ANSI/NFPA 70 and in accordance with the Canadian Electrical Code, Part I (CEC), CSA C22.1. These requirements cover: upper-room germicidal equipment, UV emitter assemblies, and UV germicidal systems. Standard, Paid Content, Webpage
Scientists, Engineers, Advanced, RegulatorsUL Standard 8803, Outline of Investigation for Portable UV Germicidal Equipment With Uncontained UV SourcesUnderwriters' Laboratories2021-09-02 00:00:002022-03-27 00:00:00https://standardscatalog.ul.com/ProductDetail.aspx?UniqueKey=40554Standard addressing UV-C overexposure and applying to portable germicidal equipment intended to expose the air and surfaces within an unoccupied area with uncontained ultraviolet (UV) energy. These requirements address equipment intended to remain stationary while in operation, and intended for use by ordinary persons in household and similar environments. The equipment may also produce visible light.
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General Interest, Consumers, Decision-makers, Lawyers, Scientists, Engineers, Operators/managersOverview of Safety Testing and Certification for Ultraviolet Radiation DevicesUnderwriters' Laboratories20222022-03-27 00:00:00https://www.ul.com/services/ultraviolet-uvc-light-testing-and-certificationHelpful overview of the risks, containment criteria and basic certification information for various UVC product types. Includes a chart to see which UVC products in consumer, commercial, and healthcare applications are eligible for safety certifications. Webpage
Scientists, Engineers, Advanced, RegulatorsResults for Aerosol Treatment Technology Evaluation with Photocatalytic DeviceUnited States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)2021-09-04 00:00:002022-03-27 00:00:00https://www.epa.gov/covid19-research/results-aerosol-treatment-technology-evaluation-photocatalytic-deviceA standard EPA, ASHRAE, or ASTM-approved method does not currently exist for evaluating efficacy of aerosol treatment products or devices against bioaerosols. Utilizing EPA’s specialized Aerosol Test Facility in Research Triangle Park, NC, a standardized approach that can be applied across multiple technology types was developed to achieve a 3-log (99.9%) reduction in airborne virus concentration using MS2 as the test virus.Research summary, Webpage