Sun Protection Resources
Fabrics are lightweight, cool and offered in a variety of colors and styles. Additional information is available at your branch office or by contacting the companies directly.
We thank Coolibar for their clothing donation and their support of the Foundation & Lupus Patients across the state of Pennsylvania.
Sun Guard Laundry Treatment washes sun protection into clothing. The protection is in invisible and doesn't change the color or comfort of the clothing. One treatment lasts for more than 20 washings. If you are unable to find this product in your local supermarket or drug store, contact www.sunguardsunprotection.com or 1-866-871-3157.
There are several ultraviolet screen products available that can be beneficial to individuals with lupus who are sensitive to ultraviolet light from the sun and/or fluorescent bulbs.
Solar Control Window Films - An adhesive system that is factory coated onto the film and contains additional UV block materials. it is easily installed in cars or other windows and it is available in several widths. Contact www.concordwindowfilms.com or 1-203-798-0343
Fluorescent Bulb Jackets - These jackets are clear, mylar sleeves that fit over standard sized 48 inch T-8 or T-12 fluorescent bulbs. They control ultraviolet radiation without reducing visible light. There is no distortion of light. The jackets can be cut easily with scissors to fit smaller sizes or be combined to fit larger ones. Contact www.northsolarscreen.com or 1-866-230-4700.
Solar-Screen Transparent Shades - These see-through shades keep out solar heat and glare, as well as ultraviolet rays. They are manufactured to fit windows and are available in a variety of colors. For additional information, contact your local branch office or order directly from Solar Screen Company 1-800-347-6527, www.solar-screen.com.
CAKOON UV-brella - provides excellent protection from the sun and teh damaging effects of ultraviolet rays while providing cool and comfortable shade. The special canopy has been laboratory tested for a UPF Rating of 50+. This means CAKOON UV-brella blocks 99.9% of the sun's UVA & UVB rays making it a helpful solution for those suffering from sun-sensitive conditions. CAKOON is compact & lightweight ...weighing less than 6 ounces, and is only 6 inches long when closed. CAll 1-888-225-6665 or visit www.raybeth.com