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6 Watt TUV G6 T5 Philips Germicidal Ultraviolet Light Bulb
6 Watt TUV G6 T5 Philips Germicidal Ultraviolet Light Bulb
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Manufacturer: Philips Lighting
Product Number: 244855
SKU Number: 738520

General Description: This Philips TUV 6 watt T5 UV-C germicidal light bulb produces a 253.7 nanometers (nm) light wave which is ideal for water and air purification.  It has a slim 5/8 inch (16mm) diameter and is 8.9 inches long.  This light emits 1.7 watts of UV-C radiation and has an average life of 9000 hour. Engineered to offer the most consistent UV-C output over its life.

6 Watt T5 Philips UV-C TUV Germicidal Light Bulb

Product Specifications

Manufacturer Philips Lighting
Product Number 244855
Voltage 42 Volt
Watts 6
Base Type G5 Mini Bi-pin
Bulb Style T5
Length 8.9 Inches
Diameter 5/8 Inches
UV-C Radiation 1.7 Watts
Nanometers (nm) 253.7 (See below image)
Rated Average Life 9,000 Hours
Energy Star Qualified No
Full Product Name TUV 6W G5 FAM
Ordering Code TUV 6W G5 Base FAM/10
Case Quantity 250
Technology TUV Germicidal (UV-C)
Alternate Product Number 24485-5
Specification Sheet

Features & Benefits

• Produces UV radiation of 253.7 nanometers (nm) in the UV-C germicidal light band width
• The glass in the light bulb blocks out 185 nm ozone forming light
• This light bulb requires a ballast to operate

• Consistent output of UV-C wavelength over light lifetime
• Warning label on light indicates UV-C radiation output


  • Killing or inactivating bacteria, viruses and other primitive organisms
  • Air, water and surface disinfection in hospitals, bacteriological research and pharmaceutical environments, and food processing industries such as dairies, breweries and bakeries
  • Disinfection of drinking water, waste water, swimming pools, air conditioning systems, cold storage rooms, packing materials etc.
  • Used in a variety of photochemical processes
  • Radiation of these lamps is harmful to eyes and skin. Installations with these lamps are to be screened off completely.
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Nanometer (nm) wavelengths for Philips 244855
Graph of light output G36 T5

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