Ultraviolet light comes in 3 types: UV-A, UV-B, and UV-C. UV-C is deadly to germs, bacteria, and viruses because it resonates at a specific frequency that is disruptive to their DNA.
Lume's ultraviolet-C light technology
How UV-C Works: Attacking Viral DNA
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Lume uses powerful ultraviolet-C light to help clean your phone and other objects.
Ultraviolet-C light can help eliminate 99.9% of Flu viruses within 15 min.
Influenza & Tuberculosis
￼Ultraviolet-C light can help eliminate >95% of airborne aerosolized viruses such as influenza A (H1N1) and tuberculosis even at very low doses of UVC light.
Source: Welch, D., Buonanno, M., Grilj, V. et al. Far-UVC light
Ultraviolet-C light can help prevent 100% of dust mite eggs from hatching after just 5 minutes.