The UV sterilizer utilizes a germicidal fluorescent lamp that produces light at a wavelength of approximately 254 nanometers (2537 Angstroms). ... As the light penetrates the bacteria/algae, it mutates the DNA (genetic material), preventing growth/multiplication of the organism
IS UV STERILIZER EFFECTIVE?
The use of UV sterilization, or ultraviolet germicidal irradiation, has been found to be extremely effective. Sources of UV sterilization can kill over 99% of viruses, bacteria, and fungi in an extremely short amount of time.