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International regulations

For Brilliant AG, complying with international directives is not an obligation, it’s a given. We focus our energies on environmental protection, sustainability and innovation. Therefore, our illuminants naturally fulfil the following regulations and standards:

EU compliant – Our illuminants fulfil all EU requirements and their current EPVG (Products Relevant to Energy Consumption Law) guidelines.

CE – We comply with the EU directive on foregoing the use of hazardous materials.

RoHS compliant – We respect all EU directives on health and safety.

Data table according to EU directives

Data table according to EU directive # 244 / 2009, Appendix 2 # 3.1 ("eco-design") with comprehensive technical data on our lamps download
Allocating the illuminants installed in our lamps download

Installed illuminants are assigned article numbers. Please refer to the above data table for an illuminant’s data. If you would like concrete information on one or more illuminants, simply write to us using the contact form.

What to do when a mercury lamp breaks

Mercury gases from a luminescent substance or energy-saving lamp can be absorbed in the body via inhalation. In order to minimize mercury exposure, comply with the following code of conduct when a mercury lamp breaks:

  1. Keep calm! A luminescent lamp contains only a small amount of mercury.
  2. Open all doors and windows to air out the room.
  3. Be careful not to cut yourself on the pieces of broken glass.
  4. When the lamp in a luminaire is broken, make sure to pull the plug to safeguard against electrical shock.
  5. Collect all lamp parts. Do not touch the broken glass with your bare fingers. Wear gloves or sweep the pieces together with a broom.
  6. Use a paper towel or masking tape to collect small parts and dust.
  7. Only use a vacuum cleaner when the surface leaves no other option. Dispose of the vacuum cleaner bag directly when you’re finished.
  8. Collect the lamp pieces, paper towel, etc. in a bag and bring this outside. 
  9. Dispose of broken or non-functional lamps. Be aware, that these may not be disposed of in common household rubbish!

Dispose of mercurial lamps properly.

Lamps containing mercury must be correctly disposed of in order to avoid polluting our environment. Private homes and commercial enterprises can return a reasonable quantity of these lamps to municipal recycling centres, free of charge. The fees for recycling were included in the sales price.

The symbol striking out the waste bin means this product may not be disposed of as common household waste. Please recycle this product at the appropriate station. Recycling advise may be obtained by your local authorities or electrical goods dealer.

General illuminant disposal

To exploit the entire environmental protection benefit of LEDs, the lamps need to be disposed of correctly.  This can be done at recycling depots and registered deposit locations. Find the recycling station closest to you here.



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