Handheld/Surface for UVC

The Blade Handheld Unit

The UVC Blade (patent pending) from American Ultraviolet is a handheld, portable UVC disinfection device designed to inactivate bacteria, viruses, and fungi in spaces where traditional hard-mounted UVC fixtures are inconvenient to be mounted; and where portable devices have limited access. Common environments include laboratories and food manufacturing, including food storage and packaging .

In healthcare environments the UVC Blade is ideal for the disinfection of:

  • Bathroom handrails, toilet surfaces, sinks, and other surfaces
  • Cell phones, chairs, doorknobs, bed rails, tray tables, etc.

The UVC Blade is fully portable and plugs into any standard 120V outlet. It comes equipped with a shatterproof UVC high output lamp, an oversized handle designed to maximize grip comfort, an on /off switch, a power cord, and UVC safety glasses.


  • Quickly disinfects common bacteria, viruses and fungi on hard-to-reach surfaces
  • Lightweight handheld device with shatterproof lamp
  • Easy to use
  • Lamp rated for 12,000 hours
  • Comfortable handle minimizes grip discomfort


  • Polished aluminum reflector maximizes UVC intensity
  • Quick and easy lamp-change out requires no extra tools
  • On/Off safety switch
  • Voltage: 120-240V; 50/60HZ
  • Provides ≥735µW-s/cm2 of UVC intensity @ 6"
  • Dimensions: 18"L x 5"W x 6.25"H
  • 6 foot 3 -prong power cord standard on 120V version
  • Uses one SBL350T shatterproof germicidal UVC lamp
  • Lightweight aluminum housing is sturdy
  • Weighs less than 5lbs.
Handheld UVC Blade in use

Watch the handheld UVC Blade (below) quickly disinfect a keyboard, ear pods, phone, and computer mouse, in real time. By also using UVC Dosimeters – available for purchase from American Ultraviolet - the operator can be assured they have delivered a proper dosage of UVC energy to the target surface(s). The portable Blade, which is delivered with a pair of UVC blocking goggles, operates at 120 – 240V; 50/60HZ. Please refer to the Blade Manual for proper operating instructions.

Visit the Disinfection Update E-newsletter archives (which begin with March 2020) to read helpful stories about the effectiveness of UVC Disinfection.

None of the American Ultraviolet UVC products detailed above are certified, or approved under any applicable laws, as a medical device, and as such, American Ultraviolet, and its Representatives and Distributors, do not currently intend for them to be used as medical devices anywhere globally. Products have not been evaluated by the FDA.