One of the most common things I get asked for is a Sunbed fitted with 240 watt tubes. Some people don’t believe me when I say they don’t make a 240 watt tube. I thought I would explain as simply as possible why the ‘240 Watt’ tube is not what it appears to be and help the user see what they are actually getting.
I can understand people's confusion - when the Sunbed arrives, it has.
In the early 2000’s, safety officers in Finland and Spain persuaded the European Commission that the safety standard for UV tanning appliances in force at that time (BS: EN 60335-2-27:1997) failed to properly protect users of certain commercial sunbeds - in particular, it did not provide limit values on the maximum effective irradiance of UV radiation for the types of tanning devices that are covered by the scope of the standard.
The commission asked a body.
In the UK, millions of people every year suffer from some form of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), otherwise known as the “winter blues”, which can be both traumatic and debilitating for those who have to deal with it. This can manifest itself in a number of symptoms, the most common being lack of energy and difficulty in waking up in the morning, as well as a tendency to oversleep and overeat. In extreme cases, SAD.