Earbud Charging Case


LG Electronics, Inc.

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July 09, 2020 - September 24, 2024

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LG Electronics, Inc.

The HBS-FN6 UVnano Charging Case kills 99.9% of bacteria* in just 10 minutes of charging*.
*Independent testing shows the Uvnano charging case kills 99.9% of bacteria on the speaker mesh of the earbuds in ten minutes while charging. The UV LED function works only when the charging case is connected to the power cable. 

* This information was provided by LG Electronics, Inc. and may contain additional information outside the scope of this Claim Verification.

Applicable To:

UVnano and UVnano+ charging cases for LG TONE Free earbud models: TONE-FP7, TONE-FP7C, TONE-FP8, TONE-FP8E, TONE-FP8W, TONE-FP9, TONE-FP9E, TONE-FP9W, TONE-T60Q, TONE-T90Q, TONE-TF7Q and TONE-TF8Q

Marketing Claim Verified by UL Solutions

UV reduces bacteria by 99.9% during the powered charging cycle

Verification Method

The following organisms were used during the assessment of this verification: Staphylococcus aureus (ATCC 6538) Escherichia coli (ATCC 2592) Test microorganisms were applied to the earbud gel and inner mesh of the earbuds. The earbuds were placed into the powered charging case. Closing the case lid completely contains the UV light source and activates a 10-minute UV exposure cycle. Before and after the UV exposure cycle, samples of the bacteria were extracted and analyzed for microbial counts and the reduction of test organisms were calculated. After each test run, negative control samples (no test microorganisms applied to the samples) were used to monitor any carryover of organisms from one cycle to the next. For each test run, the following calculations were made: Percent Reduction = (ACC – ATC)/ACC x 100 Log Reduction = log ACC – log ATC or alternatively log (ACC/ATC) Where: ACC = average Positive Control Sample organism count before cycle (cfu/mL) ATC = average Test Sample organism count after cycle (cfu/mL)

About the Company

Because life waits for no one, at LG USA we create consumer electronics, appliances and mobile devices that are designed to help you connect with those who matter most. Whether that means cooking a nutritious, delicious meal for your family, staying connected on-the-go, sharing your favorite photos, watching a movie with your kids or creating a clean, comfortable place to celebrate the moments that matter, we'll be there for you every step of the way.

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