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2014-05-20 12:33:11

Convenes Policymaker Event, Highlights New Research, Organizes Social Media Push WASHINGTON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition that May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, L'Oreal USA and the Public Access to SunScreens (PASS) Coalition sponsored a policy breakfast today focused on new innovations in sunscreen and legislation to establish a regulatory pathway for timely pre-market review of new, safe and effective over-the-counter sunscreen ingredients. The breakfast, which...

2014-05-20 12:28:12

COCOA BEACH, Fla., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sun Bum, a sun care company that's developed a cult like following since it hit the beaches in 2010, today released a smart and sexy PSA (Public Service Announcement) titled "One Night Stand." With one in five Americans getting diagnosed with skin cancer this year, the message couldn't be more timely or more critical, but most PSA's and warnings aim to tap into consumer's fear. "For the most part, scare tactics don't really work on...

2014-05-20 12:25:08

AOA urges consumers to take a closer look when buying sunglasses this season ST. LOUIS, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After much of the United States experienced an extended "polar vortex" this winter, summer can't come soon enough. As warm weather approaches, many Americans will gladly shed their winter coats for shorts, flip flops and, most importantly, sunglasses. While many will look for fashionable eyewear, the most critical factor to keep in mind is making sure sunglasses...

2014-05-20 08:26:20

Many provide excellent protection from UVA and UVB rays; Five common myths about sunscreen debunked YONKERS, N.Y., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When it comes to sunscreen, SPF (sun protection factor) is the feature that influences consumers' purchasing decision most. In its tests of 20 sunscreens, Consumer Reports found two products - BullFrog WaterAmor Sport InstaCool SPF 50+ and Coppertone Sensitive Skin SPF 50 - that provided the SPF promised on the label. The full report and...

2014-05-20 08:25:09

New Vice President of Operations Along With Expansion of Manufacturing Capabilities Readies Green Island Facility for Growth GREEN ISLAND, N.Y., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Crystal IS, a leading developer of the most effective UVC LEDs, today announced the appointment of John Gartner as its first vice president of operations. Gartner brings more than thirty years of experience in manufacturing and engineering, including establishing and growing manufacturing operations for clean and reliable...

2014-05-19 23:12:59

Positive And Side Effects Of Sunlight On Human Body, a new report on the website Vkool.com uncovers health benefits of sunlight, and negative effects of ultraviolet radiation on human body. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Positive And Side Effects Of Sunlight On Human Body, a new report created by Ryan Wright on the site Vkool.com shows health benefits of sunlight and side effects of ultraviolet radiation on human body. At the beginning of this report, people will discover positive...

2014-05-19 12:22:39

DUBLIN, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ldxlzc/uv_disinfection) has announced the addition of the "Global UV Disinfection Equipment Market - Forecast to 2019: Key players include TrojanUV, Xylem and Calgon Carbon" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The UV disinfection equipment market is thriving due to the benefits associated with it including its residue-less functioning, low...

2014-05-15 23:07:06

Industrial lighting specialist Larson Electronics has announced the release of a 160 watt Class 1 & 2 fluorescent ultraviolet light fixture that is used to cure coatings and adhesives or as a germicidal agent. The EPL-48-4L-UV uses a special ballast and bulb to produce an ultraviolet light. Kemp, Texas (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 The EPL-48-4L-UV fixture from Larson Electronics is a four foot, four lamp explosion proof fluorescent light fixture that emits light in the ultraviolet spectrum....

2014-05-13 08:31:09

ROCHESTER, N.Y., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Steriliz, LLC. (STERILIZ), a leading supplier of Ultraviolet-C light (UV-C) disinfection technology is pleased to announce that they have been awarded a GSA schedule (GS-07F-193BA) and are now certified to provide services and supplies for the most advanced environmental UV Disinfection Systems to the Federal Government. Acknowledging the growth in federal spending through the GSA, Steriliz has placed their UV-C Disinfection System on the...

2014-05-08 23:01:14

The month of May is observed throughout the world as the Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Simone's Airbrush Tanning is doing their part in raising awareness about skin cancer by offering protection advice and $10 discount on their custom airbrush tanning service to residents in Studio City, Sherman Oaks and North Hollywood, California. Studio City, CA (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Studio City’s popular spray tanning salon Simone's Airbrush Tanning has decided to help raise skin cancer...


Latest Ultraviolet Reference Libraries

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2010-11-15 19:37:34

Sunglasses are protective eyewear designed to shield the eyes from damaging or discomforting sunlight and high-energy light. They can also work as a visual aid. The ultraviolet radiation from the sun can cause several serious eye problems and many healthcare professionals recommend eye protection. However, since the 1940s sunglasses have been associated with celebrities more so than eye protection. James Ayscough experimented with tinted lenses in the mid-18th century although they were...

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2010-10-27 21:50:51

Photographic film is a sheet of plastic coated with an emulsion containing light-sensitive silver halide salts that when exposed to light it forms a visible image. Through film developing, a chemical process applied to the film, a visible image is created. To create black and white photos there is only one layer of silver salts on the film and when exposed to light the silver salts block light and appear as the black part of the film. Color film uses three layers of salts and dyes in...

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2004-10-19 04:45:43

UV Astronomy -- UV astronomy is the branch of astronomy and astrophysics which deals with objects visible in ultraviolet (UV) radiation. UV radiation ranges approximatively from 10nm (extreme UV) to 380nm (near UV). Ultraviolet line spectrum measurements are used to discern the chemical composition, densities, and temperatures of interstellar medium, and the temperature and composition of hot young stars. UV observations can also provide essential information about the evolution of...

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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Electromagnetic Spectrum -- The electromagnetic spectrum describes the various types of electromagnetic radiation based on their wavelengths. Radio, representing wavelengths from a few feet to well over a mile, is at one end of the spectrum. Gamma ray radiation is at the other end: the wavelength of the harder types is so short, in the subatomic range, that we do not have instruments capable of directly measuring it. While the above classification scheme is generally accurate, in...

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