Germicidal UV Bulbs - Philips - G8T5 UV Light Bulb For Germicidal Air/Water Treatment

Philips - G8T5 UV Light Bulb for Germicidal Air/Water Treatment
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Guaranteed Replacement Ultraviolet (UV) Bulb - G5 Miniature Bipin - 8 Watts - 12 Inch Length Lamp - Worry Free Performance for 1 Year

Our Philips - G8T5 UV Light Bulb For Germicidal Air/Water Treatment bulb is a guaranteed replacement UV bulb that has wattage of 8 Watts and a lamp length of 12". The air and water treatment bulb provides a worry-free performance for one year and is completely compatible with germicidal air, water, sterilization filter, sanitizer and purifiers.

The lamp makes use of UVC light to destroy bacteria present inside the water. It emits a short wavelength of 253.7nm that acts on the genetic makeup of the microorganisms and renders them harmless. This replacement germicidal bulb has a G5 miniature bi-pin base on both ends that is used for air and water purification. The light bulb is a high quality one and is low on mercury dosage to meet environmental standards. The UV lamp starts instantly and makes use of a coil filament that works hot. The UVC lamp bulb works for the following applications that make use of the UVC intensity:

  • Well water
  • Surface water
  • Municipal water
  • Food service/processing
  • HVAC and Air Conditioning units
  • Air purifier/treatment systems
  • Hospitals
  • Aquaculture
  • Electronics
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Hotels
  • Water bottlers
  • Laboratories
  • Surface disinfection
  • Marine and more

Made in the USA, these high quality lamps from CureUV follow strict quality control measures and are built to work for 10,000 hours of operation. UV lamps are known to emit energy at 253.7 nm wavelength and this energy reacts photo-chemically with the genetics of microorganisms such as spores, bacteria, virus and protozoa. This reaction sanitizes the microorganisms and prevents them from multiplying. The rated life of the water treatment bulb is 10,000 hours after which the germicidal UV output deteriorates though the UV lamp continues to emit light.

Technical Specifications:

  • Wattage: 8 Watts
  • Wavelength range: 254NM
  • Length: 12 inches (304.8mm)
  • Base: G5 Miniature Bi-pin, both ends
  • Shape: T5
  • Base Material: Metal
  • Average Lifespan: Up to 10,000 hours

Technical Data Sheet:

technical data sheet for Philips TUV 8 watt T5 UV bulb

*Hg - Lamp contains mercury - manage in accordance with your local disposal laws by visiting:

*Warning: Ultraviolet UV-C light is harmful to your eyes and skin. Use proper safety gear.


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  • If it doesnt fit can we return for refund?

    This is a generic bulb. It is used in dozens of systems. However, if you email us the specs of your system at we can find the right bulb for you.

  • What is the plus/minus on the wavelength of light centered at 253.7 nm emitted by this lamp?

    Great question. You can see the photometric data of this particular bulb in the last page of the technical data sheet at the link below:

  • what is the wavelength at which it produces the light? need it to produce a range between 150nm - 200 nm.

    This bulb produces UV light at a wavelength of 253.7 nm