Kobe University-Ushio Inc. Joint Study Shows Irradiation of Filtered 222nm UV-C Light on Human Skin Reduces Bacterial Counts While Causing No Skin Damage

Ushio Inc. (TYO: 6925; headquarters in Tokyo, Japan) and a research group led by Dr. Ryosuke Kuroda, Chairman and Professor of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, have completed a research study that shows that irradiation of filtered 222nm UV-C light on human skin reduces bacterial counts while causing no injury to the skin. This is the first study on the safety of 222nm UV-C light conducted on humans. The research paper regarding this study is published on PLOS ONE and can be accessed here.


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