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Ushio’s Care222® Module Included in FORTUNE’s Annual Change the World List

Oude Meer, the Netherlands (September 2020) – Ushio is proud to announce its inclusion in FORTUNE’s annual Change the World list for the company’s achievements with Care222® products. Each year FORTUNE highlights companies that have made measurable social or environmental impact through their strategy and operations.

The article highlights Ushio’s achievements in developing Care222® filtered Far UV-C disinfection* modules, and the research being conducted in collaboration with worldwide research partners. Represented at number 40, Ushio stands alongside other companies which demonstrate measurable social impact and innovations within their industries by pioneering new technology or services.

Growing the Care222® brand and infection prevention business at Ushio has been in focus for several years, but recent events have made getting filtered 222 nm lamps integrated for use in occupied spaces a top priority.

To read the full feature by Fortune Magazine, please visit

For more information about the properties of 222 nm UV light and Care222® excimer lamps, please visit

*Any references to “disinfection” are referring generally to the reduction of pathogenic bio-burden and are not intended to refer to any specific definition of the term as may be used for other purposes by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, or any other regulatory body across the globe. The Care222® standard character mark and stylised logo mark are registered trademarks of Ushio America, Inc., in the United States, European Union, and United Kingdom.

About Ushio Europe B.V.

Ushio Europe does not simply sell lighting products, but instead seeks to understand your specific needs and present you with unique solutions. Ushio has amassed a wealth of in-house specialist knowledge and localised expertise, with dedicated facilities designed and implemented for the testing of ultraviolet, visible, and infrared light solutions. From the early stages of research and development to the final implementation, Ushio Europe commits to the technical development of your process solution until you are 100% satisfied with the outcome. The Ushio aftercare team is legendary thanks to its understanding that needs change along with the processes that solve them. With that in mind, Ushio’s experts are always available for your questions and any additional modifications that come up further down the line. From advising how to ensure the safety of your clients and co-workers with our UV disinfection expertise, to passing on relevant lessons from decades of UV development for industrial uses, Ushio uniquely tailors each individual project to the client. This is how the company provides results that reach so far beyond your expectations. Ushio does not merely wish to meet your requirements; it vows to surpass them entirely.

Further Reading with Ushio Europe

Hiroshima University Hospital-Ushio Study: Effectiveness of 222 nm ultraviolet light on disinfecting SARS-CoV-2 surface contamination (September 2020)

Kobe University-Ushio Joint Study Shows Irradiation of Filtered 222 nm Far UV-C Light on Human Skin Reduces Bacterial Counts While Causing No Skin Damage (August 2020)

Kobe University-Ushio Joint Study Finds Repetitive Irradiation with 222 nm UV-C Does Not Cause Skin Cancer (April 2020)

Care222® product page

Ushio Care222® Far UV-C Disinfection Modules (detailed specifications)

Excimer: The Technology Explained – An Ushio Europe learning resource

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