5important safety instructions — continued – Verilux VH07 User Manual

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Important Safety Instructions — continued

• DO NOT point the vacuum cleaner directly at your or anyone’s face.
• Do not touch the UV-C bulb during or directly after use; it will be hot and may burn.
• UV-C bulbs contain mercury, which is considered a hazardous waste and is subjected to

Federal and/or State hazardous waste regulations.

• Do not leave product unattended while on.
• No serviceable parts. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Servicing is

required when the apparatus is damaged in any way, such as power supply cord or plug is

damaged, liquid has been spilled or objects have fallen into the apparatus, the apparatus

has been exposed to rain or moisture, does not operate normally or has been dropped.

• Never use this device on pets.
• Always direct the UV-C rays AWAY from the eyes and skin.
• Allow bulb to cool before replacing.
• Care should be taken to prevent bulb breakage.
• Do not use this product more than 1 hour total in one day for one person.
• Always turn off this appliance before connecting or disconnecting the base.

WARNING: This product contains a chemical known to the state of

California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm.
WARNING: These bulbs can cause serious skin burn and eye inflammation

from short wave ultraviolet radiation. Radiation from these bulbs is harmful

to the eyes and skin.
WARNING: Mercury Hazard. Be careful to not break the bulb during

replacement. UV-C bulbs contain a small amount of mercury, which can

cause injury if inhaled or ingested.
CAUTION: UV-C light may degrade plastic and rubber over time.


Ultraviolet (UV-C) Radiation Hazard
Overexposure will cause significant eye

damage and may cause skin damage.
Do not look into UV-C light source.