Tag Archives: CFLs

Medical Expert Refuses to Use CFLs Due to Threat of Blindness & Skin Cancer

"Sustained exposure to ultraviolet light wavelengths from CFLs increases the risk of two seriously debilitating eye conditions, macular degeneration and cataracts," the professor claims.

Fire hazard fears over CFLs

Compact fluorescent lamps, which will gradually replace traditional incandescent bulbs, are a fire hazard that could burn down your home, experts have warned. [See comments and reports of fires from UK and USA.] Fires from the old incandescent bulbs, on the other hand, are virtually nonexistent, masslive.com reports.