Tubular or compact single-ended low-pressure mercury vapour fluorescent lamps
Optimal spectrum for photo-oxidative process to convert unconjugated bilirubin into a watersoluble form
Emit radiation for therapeutic and other applications
Compact, single-ended lamps have the same lamp caps and can operate on the same universal ballasts as compact, single-ended lamps for general lighting
Tubular lamps can be operated in normal switch-start as well as pre-heat rapid-start systems
Medical treatment of jaundice in new-born babies (hyperbilirubinaemia)
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.