The Philips 281253 25 Watt F32T8 Linear Fluorescent Tubes feature ALTO II technology, reduced mercury content, and a stunning 40,000 life hours when used with an instant start ballast. Operated by a programmed start ballast, they can even last up to 52,000 hours of use, rivaling the life span of most LED lamps!
Philips leads the industry with the lowest level mercury technology in its ALTO line. Reducing the mercury level (source reduction) during the manufacturing phase is essential to creating products that are less harmful to the environment.
Mercury containing products sold into the state of WA include an environmental handling charge of .25/each