Single-pin low-pressure mercury discharge lamps with a tubular 38 mm envelope
In combination with a special lampholder all possible sparking effects during ignition are eliminated
Extended lifetime compared with standard TL lamps
40W and 65W lamps with internal ignition strip for instant start, non-preheat, starterless operation
Used in flameproof and increased-safety luminaires for both indoor and outdoor applications
Used in applications like petro-chemical industry, offshore, mines and any locations where traces of explosive gases may be found
A lamp breaking is extremely unlikely to have any impact on your health. If a lamp breaks, ventilate the room for 30 minutes and remove the parts, preferably with gloves. Put them in a sealed plastic bag and take it to your local waste facilities for recycling. Do not use a vacuum cleaner.