Phoseon Issues COVID-19 Response Statement
Company is working with interested parties on the use of UV LED technology for reducing pathogens and inactivating viruses
Phoseon Technology, a US-based maker of ultraviolet LED products for industrial curing and life sciences, has issued the following statement from Bill Cortelyou, president and CEO:
“We are currently facing a truly unprecedented situation. During this time, I want to update you on how we are approaching the situation at Phoseon Technology. The global Covid-19 pandemic is affecting all our families, our businesses, our communities and our way of life. We are focused on the health and safety of our employees, customers, partners and communities.”
"Phoseon is categorised as an essential business and will continue to operate. Phoseon manufactures a wide range of ultraviolet LED products for industrial curing and life sciences that support critical sectors. We serve a number of important industries that support production of much needed supplies and processes such as: manufacture of labels and packaging for medical devices, medical supplies, food, beverages, and others.
"Here is what we are doing to combat the current crisis. Phoseon is working closely with interested parties to respond to the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) outbreak through the appropriate use of our UV LED technology for reducing pathogens and inactivating viruses. Together with individual researchers and scientists, Phoseon is focused on contributing our disinfection expertise and resources to help researchers and hospitals fighting Covid-19. Phoseon has received numerous inquiries regarding disinfection methods for personal protective equipment (PPE) such as face masks for safe reuse and is giving proper and realistic feedback to the interested parties ensuring that there is valid information available.
"If anyone is interested in novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) research or testing, Phoseon offers a wide range of UVC LED lamps (278nm) for virus inactivation and pathogen research. These lamps are available in various sizes for easy integration."