The UV Counterfeit Detector also generate UV lights. Can we use it for disinfecting our everyday items?
UV light sanitizing is common nowadays and people are searching for different types of UV sanitizer. However, not all the UV light products are able to kill germs. Some people may feel confused with different types of UV products. Therefore, the following would like to discuss the differences between the UV Counterfeit Detector and UV Light Sanitizer.
Before we know more about these two products, we should need to clarify the three types of UV lights.
The first type of UV light is UV-A which is the UV lights with wavelengths 315-400nm. This type of UV light will use in the bug zapper or UV Counterfeit Detector which is not that dangerous to our health. However, they cannot kill the household germs.
The second type is UV-B with the wavelength from 280nm to 315nm. UV-B is helpful in creating Vitamin D so it is good for our health. Therefore, it is recommended to bask under the sun. However, you should not look at the sun directly which will harm our eyes. Also, you should not expose our skin under the sun for a long time which you may get sunburn easily.
The last type is UV-C which is the most dangerous UV lights. The wavelength of UV-C is 100nm to 280nm. UV-C is strong and it will destroy the genetic materials. It is dangerous to our health. However, UV-C has been filtered out by ozone in the atmosphere long before it reaches our skin. This kind of UV-C lights is commonly used in sanitizing products since it can kill the household germs and viruses.
From the above information, we can see that not all types of UV lights can kill the household germs and virus.
The UV lights used in the UV Counterfeit Detector is UV-A which is able to verify the UV marks on the authentic notes by shining UV lights onto the bills. This type of UV lights is not able to kill germs or virus.
The UV lights used in UV sanitizers are UV-B or UV-C lights which are able to kill germs or virus on your personal items. However, UV lights are always dangerous which we cannot look at the UV lights directly. Therefore, when you choose the UV light sanitizers, you may try to get the sanitizing box or cabinet which have a lid to prevent direct looking on the UV lights.
Using UV sanitizer to disinfect our phone and other daily products are less time-consuming and will not damage the surface of the products. You can put your leather items inside XGerm for sanitizing. However, we should be careful when choosing UV Sanitizers. You are recommended to get your UV Sanitizer from the store with a high reputation and also check for the lab report on sanitizing.
Although it is easy to buy UV sanitizer, we should pay more attention to the quality of the UV sanitizer. The UV Sanitizer with good quality can ensure your health under the serious situation of COVID-19.
Lexuam XGerm Series Multi-functional Sanitizers are qualified with CE, FCC and RoHS certifications. They are able to kill most of the household germs and virus on your personal items. It is safe to use.