The UC18W1004 Honeywell UV Bulb Replacement emits germicidal UV light C, which is the same ultraviolet light technology hospitals, pharmacies, labs and kitchens use to sterilize mold spores and bacteria and prevent viruses from reproducing. The UC18W1004 Honeywell UV Bulb Replacement is the replacement UV lamp for the following UV Air Treatment Systems using the 18W SnapLamp UV lamp:
Honeywell ultraviolet lamps are ozone free and should be replaced yearly. Replacement UV lamps are easily changed using the SnapLamp feature, which allows you to detach your ultraviolet bulb from the handle. Please note that the Honeywell UC18W1004 contains only the replacement UV lamp.
With UV, virus and flu carrying particles can be rendered sterile -- thus disabling the virus or bacteria from reproducing. Since most viruses infect people by reproducing, ultraviolet air treatment is one of the best ways to neutralize them. Honeywell UV bulbs are one of the best ways to disinfect your air, but UV air filtration is even more effective when paired with a high efficiency MERV 13 air filter.