Category Archives: LED

Scientists discover museum LED lights are damaging valuable masterpieces

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2258344/Scientists-discover-LED-lights-damaging-valuable-masterpieces-artists-including-Van-Gogh-C-zanne.html

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Personal risks posed by LEDs used in everyday devices

Research published in Mapfre’s trade journal Seguridad y Medio Ambiente (Security and Environment): http://www.mapfre.com/fundacion/html/revistas/seguridad/n128/en/article3.html The use of LEDs as lighting sources is growing exponentially, not only as domestic lighting but also in terms of personal devices such as smartphones, computer … Continue reading

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Do ‘environmentally friendly’ LED lights cause BLINDNESS?

(Source: Daily Mail) Spanish research has shown that blue LED light can irreparably damage the cells in the eye’s retina This is not the first time energy-saving bulbs have been criticised – fluorescent bulbs emit dangerous UV light PUBLISHED: 14 … Continue reading

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LED products billed as eco-friendly contain toxic metals, study finds

http://today.uci.edu/news/2011/02/nr_LED_110210.php    UC researchers tested holiday bulbs, traffic lights and car beams — Irvine, Calif., February 10, 2011 —   Those light-emitting diodes marketed as safe, environmentally preferable alternatives to traditional lightbulbs actually contain lead, arsenic and a dozen other … Continue reading

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Watchdog safety alert on LED light

October 26, 2010 PARENTS have been warned to keep young children away from areas lit by new-style light-emitting diode (LED) lights and to avoid toys that use the lamps. Public health watchdog Anses has just completed first tests on the … Continue reading

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LED lighting causes headaches in Dutch workers

(translation of an article that appeared in the Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf: http://www.telegraaf.nl/binnenland/5195982/__Hoofdpijn_van_led-verlichting__.html) The 350 as environmentally friendly promoted LED lights installed in the Dutch town hall of Hoogeveen appear to cause headaches in the employees. The lamps also produce … Continue reading

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