Which is Safer CFL or LED bulbs?

Is CFL light harmful?

While mercury is a highly toxic substance, only a very small amount is used in a CFL, about the amount to cover the tip of a ballpoint pen. There is no risk to your health when the lamps are unbroken. Even when a CFL is broken, there is a very low risk to your health, unless you mishandle it or store it carelessly.

Are LED bulbs safer?

Today’s LED lights are just as safe as any other modern light source for your eyes, and, in fact, LED lights are used in skin and other health therapies because LEDs do not contain ultraviolet rays like other types of light therapies (think fake tanning!).

What is the disadvantage of LED light?

Perhaps the biggest drawback of LED light bulbs is that they emit more blue light than incandescent bulbs, which are more on the red end of the spectrum. Blue light can cause a disruption in your circadian rhythm, negatively affect your ability to fall asleep and the quality of your sleep.

Which light bulbs are bad for your health?

LED Light Bulbs

  • LED bulbs contain toxic heavy metals. …
  • These bulbs can increase risk of macular degeneration, a disease of the eye that leads to blindness.
  • LED bulbs give off blue light, which can stimulate the brain, disrupt sleep, and cause eye strain and headaches.
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