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Philips 36W 48in T8 TUV Germicidal Fluorescent Tube (Pack of 5)

SKU: 262691 | Ordering Code: TUV36T8/LL (G36T8)  | UPC: 8711500618542

$124.95  ($24.99 per Bulb)
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Product Highlights

  • Estimated life of 7.3 years based on 3 hours use per day

Philips Sterilamp® brand T8 germicidal fluorescent lamp. 36 Watts and 48" for use in germicidal sterilization applications.

  • Produces UVC radiation to kill microscopic organisms.  CAUTION: can be very harmful to eyes and skin.  DO NOT expose eyes or unprotected skin to these lamps.  SERIOUS injury and blindness could result.

  • Bulb has application in in professional water and air disinfection units.
  • TUV T8 lamps offer almost constant UV output over their complete lifetime, for maximum security of disinfection and high system efficacy.
  • Long andreliable lifetime, which allows maintenance to be planned for in advance.
  • Compatible Ballast - IUV-2S36-M2-LD-35M. (Please always confirm compatibility with original equipment manufacturer.)

  • Also known as G36T8.

Sold in 5-Packs only.

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Philips Lighting

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Model Number


Energy Used

A rating, expressed in watts, to indicate the rate at which a lamp consumes energy. Also known as wattage value.
Energy Used
36 Watts


The end (or ends) of the lamp that fits into the socket.
Medium Bipin

Bulb Shape

The description of the general appearance of a lamp/bulb consists of a letter(s) followed by a number. The letter indicates the shape of the bulb and the number relates to the diameter of the bulb in eighths of an inch. For example, a common household bulb is the A-19. The bulb is "A" shape and the diameter would be nineteen 8ths of an inch, or 2 3/8".
Bulb Shape

Bulb Finish

The surface finish of a bulb, which may affect the quality of the light emitted.
Bulb Finish

Bulb Technology

The technology implemented by the bulb, e.g. incandescent, halogen, LED
Bulb Technology

Average Rated Life (hr)

A measurement of the average length of time, between first use and the point when 50% of the lamps tested have stopped functioning, , using an operating cycle of 3 hours on, 20 minutes off.
Average Rated Life (hr)

Length (in)

Also referred to as "Maximum Overall Length" (MOL). For light bulbs, it measures the length of a light bulb, from the top of the bulb to the bottom of the base or pins and is typically expressed in inches. For light fixtures and ballasts, it applies to the total horizontal length of the item.
Length (in)

Diameter (in)

Light bulbs: a measurement of a bulb's width taken at the widest point of the bulb. Fixtures: the measurement across the widest point of a circular fixture.
Diameter (in)

Contains Mercury (Hg)

Contains some level of the element Mercury. Typically, bulbs containing Mercury display the symbol 'Hg'.
Contains Mercury (Hg)
Customer Reviews

My go to product from now on


These bulbs have mostly eliminated all our mildew and mold problems for good. Very satisfied with this product, and also staff for going above and beyond for their service, research and help. Truly team players in helping us to create a solid solution for our small business needs !




Wonderful - they work!


Had trouble sourcing these but were the answer to our prayers.


Winter Park, FL




Haven't had any problems with premature burn outs.




Philips 36W 48in T8 TUV Germicidal Fluorescent Tube

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Q & A
I want to build a fixture for this lamp. does it use the same socket as a standard T8 fixture? I see you sell the ballast for this lamp, does the ballast come with the sockets?


Yes, You can use this bulb in the existing fixture that takes a standard Fluorescent T8 bulb. The ballast does not come with sockets.


is this bulb the same length as a regular T8 48" fluorescent bulb?


Yes, this is a 48" lamp.