Full Spectrum Tubes and Bulbs, used in the treatment of S.A.D (Seasonal Affective Disorder), to compensate for the lack of natural daylight. Almost completely equivalent to natural sunlight. These products have a colour rendering index of 1A (90+), offering the best colour rendering for such environments as tailors, design and print studios, newspaper offices, art galleries etc.
The full spectrum light output of this fluorescent tube contains some components of the UVA and UVB ranges of the spectrum, as well as the full range of the visible part of the spectrum. It is almost completely equivalent to natural sunlight, complete with the 'feel good factor' that we all experience in sunlight. This tube has a colour rendering index of 1A (90+), offering the best colour rendering of any tube on the market. These tubes should be used when there is the need to compensate for lack of natural daylight, for people who suffer from SAD (seasonal affected disorder) and places that require excellent colour rendering - tailors, design and print studios, newspaper offices, art galleries etc.
Your current product may have one of the following printed on it: OSRAM; OSRAM T8 Lumilux De Luxe Biolux - L18965, or SYLVANIA; SYLVANIA Activa 172 , F18W/172 , ACTIVA-SEASONAL AFFECTIVE DISORDER (SAD) - 0002218.