your health

Sustainable UV lamp
and driver systems

Leading the way to improve people’s life

Sustainable has always been at the heart of Philips. We're leading the way towards systems that improve the quality of life of people around the world with minimum environmental impact.

Safe water for everyone’s health and well-being

At a time of rising populations and fast-increasing demand for water, 1.2 billion people around the world still have no access to safe drinking water today.


The United Nations and other organizations have repeatedly called for more attention for the supply of safe drinking water in developing countries around the world. In the words of UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan, “Access to safe water is a fundamental human need and therefore a basic human right. Contaminated water jeopardizes both the physical and social health of all people.”


This means that there is an urgent need for effective and affordable water disinfection solutions. One of the most promising is the use of UV (ultra violet) light. UV light can be incorporated in compact and economic filter units for use at individual household level.

Substitution for dangerous chemicals

Philips UV lamps contribute to a better environment, because they substitute potentially dangerous chemicals.

Best environmental performance

Our products contain industry-leading low amounts of mercury, help reduce waste thanks to their long and reliable lifetime and reduce energy use thanks to their high efficiency. You can recognize our most sustainable products by the Green Logo. The Green Logo is only awarded when the product offers a significant improvement compared with competitor benchmarks or previous generations of the same product.
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