LiteSheet Solutions Launches LED UV-C Sanitizing Cabinet
FOREST, VA. JUNE 18, 2020
Virginia-based LiteSheet Solutions is leading the way in the current COVID19 sanitization battle. The company is offering an innovative LED UV-C sanitizing cabinet that is designed to decontaminate potentially deadly bacteria and viruses, like the COVID19 virus.
“By harnessing the power of UV-C light, we are able to kill 99.99% of viruses and bacteria, including the deadly COVID19 virus that is currently causing health and safety concerns globally,” said Roger Whyte, President and CEO of LiteSheet Solutions, “Unfortunately, this pandemic is the first wave of what may be many more and the LiteSheet UV-C Sanitizing Cabinet provides comfort by helping to make workplace tools, medical and personal items, and office equipment safe and hazard-free.”
By optimally positioning germ and virus killing UV-C LED modules inside the cabinet to eliminate blind spots, contents are sanitized within minutes. The germicidal effects of UV light are well known and medically researched. UV-C light wavelengths between 200 and 280 nanometers are used as against bacteria, molds, and virus.
Micro-organisms such as bacteria, viruses, cysts and mold are simple lifeforms that reproduce by subdivision, budding or by producing spores. Reproduction of these organisms is vital to their lifecycles and loss of their ability to grow and multiply is classified as cellular death and renders them harmless and no longer pathogenic. The LiteSheet LED UV-C Sanitizing Cabinet quickly and efficiently disrupts the lifecycle of bacteria and viruses, like COVID19.
“When exposing micro-organisms to UVC light, the light penetrates through their cell walls and disrupts the structure of their DNA molecules, prohibiting reproduction. Because UV sanitization does not rely on chemicals or filtration materials, it can be used effectively and safely,” said Todd Hodrinsky, LiteSheet Solutions founder and chief technology innovations officer.
Additional safety features include a digital timer and an interlock cabinet door to ensure the UV-C modules cannot be powered on until the cabinet door is securely closed. Front panel controls include On-Off Power, timer control, door interlock, in use LED indicator and emergency stop for door open.
120VAC cord with plug, 60Hz
Includes LEDs, which are longer lasting compared to mercury vapor tubes
Solid state LEDs, are stable in motion and vibration environments
Focused LED lensing for optimal power irradiation
Environmentally friendly, no harmful mercury as found in tubes
Specific UV-C wavelength for virus sterilization
UL 61010-1 Certification
FCC Part 15 Compliant
The LiteSheet LED UV-C Sanitizing cabinet has the following size and weight specifications:
Overall: (H) 25" x (W) 18.25" x D 19.25"
Opening: (H) 19" x (W) 12"
Inside: (H) 18" x (W) 18" x (D) 18"
Weight: 50 lbs
Material: Mill finished aluminum
“All LiteSheet products are manufactured in Virginia with both US and imported parts to the highest specifications,” added Whyte, “The LED UV-C Sanitizing Cabinet offers health and safety solutions for users backed by American-made reliability.”
FDA Guidance The FDA guidance for LiteSheet’s sanitation cabinet in response to COVID-19 is as follows. LiteSheet’s cabinet is recognized in Section B (2) as an Ultraviolet (UV) Disinfecting Device. Therefore, the LiteSheet sanitation cabinet does not require FDA approval for market in response to COVID-19
“In addition, during the declared public health emergency, FDA does not intend to object to the distribution and use of sterilizers, disinfectant devices, and air purifiers that are intended to be effective at killing the SARS-CoV-2 virus but do not already have FDA marketing authorization, without compliance with the following regulatory requirements where such devices do not create an undue risk in light of the public health emergency: prior submission of a premarket notification under section 510(k) of the FD&C Act and 21 CFR 807.81 or submission of a PMA Supplement under section 515 of the FD&C Act and 21 CFR 814.39, Registration and Listing requirements in 21 CFR 807, and Unique Device Identification requirements in 21 CFR 830 and 21 CFR 801.20. FDA believes such devices will not create such an undue risk where the performance and labeling elements in Sections IV.A and IV.B, respectively, are met. As an example, this would apply to a manufacturer of a new medical air purifier that has not been approved or cleared and that is effective in filtering out dust particles and bacteria, where the manufacturer would like to modify the filter mesh size in order to filter out viruses, including the SARS-CoV-2 virus.”
Further, as described under Section A. Performance guidance the LiteSheet cabinet will meet the design, evaluation, and validation of performance relevant to the enforcement policies set forth in the document.
Enforcement Policy for Sterilizers, Disinfectant Devices, and Air Purifiers During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Public Health Emergency. Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff March 2020 https://www.fda.gov/media/136533/download