The meaning of the PZH certificate in LED luminaires
When installing lighting in a company, workplace or commercial room, pay attention to the standards that should be met. Luminaires in buildings with exceptional working conditions, such as doctor's offices, hospitals or food stores, should be equipped with additional documents in the form of hygiene certificates.
PZH what is it?
The PZH abbreviation comes from the name National Institute of Hygiene, which was renamed the National Institute of Public Health National Institute of Hygiene (NIZP-PZH) a few years ago. The PZH certificate proves that a given product is safe for health and the environment. The certificate confirms that the goods are easy to maintain and, above all, that they are tight. Attestation is an activity that confirms the quality of a product.
Where is the PZH approval required?
Unfortunately, there is no clear answer to this question. This certificate is certainly not required in rooms intended for private use, houses or flats. However, in legal terms, lighting that comes into contact with potable water must have the PZH certificate. It follows from this that it is a voluntary document for other applications. However, it must be remembered that the manufacturer is legally responsible for products that have an impact on human health or environmental safety. Any breakdowns or contamination caused by unapproved lighting, affecting the quality of the goods, are already in the interest of entrepreneurs. Very often, this document is required during tenders or when selecting suppliers. The PZH certificate builds trust and credibility among customers, they can be sure that their health and safety are important to business owners.
Lena Lighting offers products that have been certified PZH and meet all hygiene requirements, including: TYTAN 2 LED, LABO LED, COMPACT LED HYGIENIC, UV-C STERILON FLOW, UV-C STERILON HEPA and UV-C STERILON SQUARE. The above-mentioned luminaires are intended for public utility buildings and can be used in them in accordance with the regulations of the rooms in which they will be installed.
What are the costs of issuing the PZH certificate?
It all depends on the product itself and to what extent we want to certify it. On average, the costs reach 2-3 thousand. net, and the research period is up to 2 weeks.
PZH certificate and LED panels
PZH approval among basic lighting is most often found in LED technology. These panels are by definition very tight, also dust tight, which makes them easy to maintain. That is why LEDs are mostly used in hospitals or in production halls where cosmetics or food are produced.