18 Watt, 24 Inch T8 Yellow Fluorescent Bulb
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Code: TLD18W/16 (Yellow)
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Philips brand 18 Watt Yellow TLD fluorescent lamp. T8 with Medium bipin base to fit in shorter fixtures.
Yellow coated glass lamp. Yellow color perfect for signage, scoreboards, hotels, exterior lighting, and festive applications
why does it have a yellow finish and does that make the room look yellow because of the yellow finish?
Asked on 1/4/2011 by dwfunnygirl from buena,nj
This bulb is used for decorative purposes and is light "to be seen", not "to see by." The bulb emits a yellow light output and will make a room or surfaces appear yellow.
Answered on 1/7/2011 by Product Support from Bulbs.com