This TCP SpringLamp 11309, 9-watt CFL bulb is comparable to a 40-watt incandescent bulb but uses 75 percent less energy, which translates to big savings on your energy bill. With 8,000 rated life hours, it's the perfect replacement bulb for hard to reach fixtures. This product is UL approved for wet locations in a Base Up position only (screw base in a 12:00 position). Any other position must be in a UL approved weatherproof fixture. Ideal for table lamps, chandeliers, recessed cans, bare bulb fixtures, wall sconces, ceiling fixtures, desk lamps, and outdoor covered lamps.