New: HDM™ with Care222® Technology

Lighting professionals have an unprecedented opportunity to harness the power of UV light disinfection solutions* to reduce active pathogens**.

Powered by the patented Care222® filtered 222nm technology, HDM from Healthcare Lighting® actively reduces the pathogen load on surfaces – even with people in the space.

About Care222 Technology 

Far-UVC light, specifically the 222nm wavelength, inactivates viruses and bacteria at energy levels that do not penetrate living tissue in skin or beyond the tear layer in eyes. According to the International Ultraviolet Association, filtered 222nm far-UVC light has enough range to traverse viruses and bacteria, which are much smaller in size than human cells.

As a result, this UV technology can be used in occupied spaces.

About HDM 

Available in pendant, surface, and recessed fixtures, HDM with Care222 Technology contains a krypton chloride UVC lamp that uses a short pass filter to remove longer wavelengths, resulting in a narrow band of UV light centered at 222nm.

Pendant and surface fixture mounting heights range from 9 ft. to 15 ft. for active pathogen reduction across a variety of spaces.

All fixtures:

  • UL recognized timing circuit and UL 1598 listed
  • Projected lamp life of 5 years
  • Requires no external controls or startup commissioning
  • LED status indicator
  • Damp location standard
  • 6 standard power paint finishes and optional RAL colors
  • For new or existing ceiling construction types

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Other UV light disinfection solutions from Healthcare Lighting:

PulseX™ with Violet Defense® Technology – With a cutting-edge pulsed xenon lamp that delivers broad-spectrum UV light, PulseX™ with Violet Defense® Technology can reduce pathogenic bioburden** in unoccupied spaces. Available as a single unit and a double unit.

EvōlAIR UV™ with UV Angel Clean Air™ Technology - Using a controlled airflow into an enclosed UV-C chamber, EvōlAIR UV with UV Angel Clean Air Technology continuously inactivates** airborne pathogens - even with people in the space. Available in a module with a downlight and a module without a downlight.

Additional resources on Care222 Technology:

Technology comparison brochure
Care222 sell sheet


*All references to “disinfection” are referring generally to the reduction of pathogenic bioburden and are not intended to refer to any specific definition of the term as may be used for other purposes by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration or the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Reduction of the pathogenic bioburden is a function of fixture run time and the distance to the UV light source, airflow, room size, shadow areas and/or other factors, and the level of reduction will vary within a specific space. This fixture is not intended for use in the cure, mitigation or prevention of disease and is not certified or approved for use as a medical device by the FDA. It is the obligation of the end-user to consult with a qualified Professional Engineer and a Certified Industrial Hygienist, if applicable, to determine whether this fixture meets the applicable requirements for system performance, code compliance, safety (including safety and hazard alerting signs), suitability and effectiveness for use in a particular application design. In no event will Acuity Brands Lighting be responsible for any loss resulting from any use of this fixture in an application design.

**Refer to product specification sheets at for efficacy claims and claim substantiation regarding specific products and pathogens.

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