HDM with Care222® Technology

Pathogen Inactivation*

Powered by the patented Care222® filtered 222nm technology, HDM inactivates pathogens* on surfaces and in the air - even with people in the space.

Pathogen inactivation lighting in busy restaurant and bar

Far-UVC light, specifically far-UVC light filtered to the 222nm wavelength, inactivates viruses and bacteria** at energy levels that do not penetrate living tissue in skin or beyond the tear layer in eyes, allowing this UV wavelength to be used in occupied spaces.

The UV Light Disinfection*** Technology

Care222 Product

  • Pendant, surface, and recessed forms
  • LED status indicator
  • 6 standard powder paint finishes and optional RAL colors
  • For new and existing ceiling construction types


  • Servicable from below construction
  • UL 1598 listed
  • 2-year limited warranty and projected lamp life of 5 years
  • Requires no external controls or startup commissioning



*Refer to product specification sheet for efficacy claims and claim substantiation regarding specific pathogens.

**According to the International Ultraviolet Association.

***All references to “disinfection” are referring generally to the reduction of pathogenic bioburden 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 or the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Reduction of the pathogenic bioburden is a function of fixture run time and the distance to the UV light source, airflow, room size, shadow areas and/or other factors, and the level of reduction will vary within a specific space. This fixture is not intended for use in the cure, mitigation or prevention of disease and is not certified or approved for use as a medical device by the FDA. It is the obligation of the end-user to consult with a qualified Professional Engineer and a Certified Industrial Hygienist, if applicable, to determine whether this fixture meets the applicable requirements for system performance, code compliance, safety (including safety and hazard alerting signs), suitability and effectiveness for use in a particular application design. In no event will Acuity Brands Lighting be responsible for any loss resulting from any use of this fixture in an application design.

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