Vyv’s antimicrobial technology emits a spectrum of light that damages multiple cell structures within microorganisms. This results in the death of the bacterial cell, without causing any harm to the people, pets and plants in the room.
In addition to all the efficacy testing Vyv has done to date on microbes like bacteria, mold, yeast and fungi, Vyv has recently received results validating the efficacy of the technology against viruses. This testing was performed on a non-enveloped virus (the hardest virus to kill). In addition to Vyv’s testing results, completed by an independent lab, there have been recent academic studies confirming efficacy of 405nm light (the wavelengths Vyv uses in its products) on enveloped viruses, in realistic conditions including intensities.
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This light touches the surfaces of a room – the same ones we do, — providing us with illumination, while working to create an inhospitable environment that prevents the growth of bacteria or microbes.
Unlike UV light, Vyv’s Antimicrobial White Light harnesses light in the 400-405nm range which is approved for continuous use for multi-cellular organisms.
The International Electrotechnical Commission – the international standards organization that prepares and publishes International Standards for all electrical, electronic and related technologies – has certified, as administered by Underwriter’s Laboratory (UL), that pūr-led products with Vyv are for continuous and unrestricted use around people, pets and plants.
And because it’s as easy as flipping a switch, using pūr-led with Vyv’s Antimicrobial White Light doesn’t interrupt the daily activities of a space. No longer do hospitals have to wait for routine cleaning times, or restaurants have to wait for patrons to leave, to begin disinfecting the space. The continuous nature of these lights also removes the human error in cleaning, ensuring effective antimicrobial action around the clock.