Across the world similar concerns have been raised about the introduction of new lighting technologies.
|February 2, 2017 | MEP Glenis Wilmot questions EU Commission on Light Sensitivity | EU Parliamentary Questions Can the Commission confirm that the potential health effects of different types of lamps on light-sensitive people were taken into account before the decision was taken to phase out incandescent light bulbs? Read More >|
|June 22, 2012 | EU citizens who need incandescent light bulbs for health reasons | EU Parliamentary Questions: Answer given by Mr Oettinger on behalf of the Commission According to the recent opinion of the Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks (SCEHNIR), there already existsuitable alternatives to incandescent bulbs for all light-sensitive patients, including certain halogen bulbs, compact fluorescent lamps and light-emitting diode lamps. Read More >|
|May 10, 2012 | EU citizens who need incandescent light bulbs for health reasons | EU Parliamentary Questions: Written Question In view of the SCENIHR report published in March 2012 acknowledging that there are major gaps in research on the health effects of low energy lighting, will the Commission work to create an exemption from the ban on incandescent lighting for those with specific medical needs? Read More >|
|October 4, 2011 | USA | Response to testimony presented to the senate committee on natural resources. Read More >|
|June 23, 2008 | Canada | Environmental and human health effects of compact fluorescent light bulbs. Read More >|