For microbiologically demanding goods such as foodstuffs, pharmaceuticals or cosmetics, hygienic processing and packaging is vital to ensure that products maintain their quality from processing to consumer and meet stringent safety standards. Both processing and packing areas and the packaging materials themselves can be disinfected using a variety of methods, and UV irradiation is recognised as an environmentally-friendly, reliable and cost-effective tool. It is particularly effective for products that are sensitive to heat or chemical change.

Common areas in processing and packaging where UV disinfection is seen are:

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