Purilight Portable UVC Water Sterilizer


Purilight Portable UVC is a water sterilizer device.

Product description Brand name and product description

Purilight Portable UVC Water Sterilizer utilizes UVC radiation at 270 nm to destruct the molecular bonds that bind the DNA of viruses and bacteria with 99.9 % of bacterial removal efficiency. This product is a commercially available product developed by a nonprofit organization in South Korea called Sharelight. The product works in places with both electric power and no electric power as it can be operated with hand rotation or by DC 5V (USB micro 5pin).

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)

Myanmar, Tanzania, and Nepal

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

As of 2020, the Purilight Portable UVC Water Sterilization unit has been implemented in 2 countries through KOICA projects.

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

As of 2020, the market price for Purilight in S.Korea is 75 USD (90,000 KRW) Converted September 2020, Interview with manufacturer

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.
SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 6: Clean water and sanitation

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

The target users include individuals or households that lack access to clean drinking water and electricity.

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