This bulb has No Mercury, No UV, No glass to break, No flicker, and No CFL warm up time and No noise. This bulb will pay for itself in energy savings in six months when compared to a 150-Watt incandescent used eight hours a day at the rate of $0.12 per kilowatt hour.
The life span of the bulb is 50,000 hours or 13 years based on a typical usage of 10 hours a day. This versatile bulb has a standard E26/E27 base and G100 size.
Recommended uses, recessed can lighting; kitchen, bathroom, garage and down-light fixtures; all indoor usages and high use areas. This bulb is constructed with a shatter resistant hard plastic lens and an aluminum base which virtually eliminates accidental breakage. It is for use with standard household switches; Home and Residential Lighting; Desk Lamps; Track Lighting; Security Lamps; Accent Lighting; Display Cases; Art Work Lighting; Under Counter Lighting; Motion Sensors; Light Fixtures; Night Lights; Hotels / Bars / Night Clubs; may not be compatible with some remote controlled switches, dimmers and back-lit switches. 5 Year Warranty.
Note that the O Ring attaching bulb and heat sink adds 2-3 mm to the diameter of the bulb; if you have a tight recessed light fixture please ensure fixture opening is 92 mm or more.