F17T8 Replacement Chart:
Maxlite F17T8/8(XX) or F17T8/7(XX)
Satco Hygrade F17T8/8(XX)/ENV
TCP F17T8/8(XX) - 310178(XX)
The Philips F17T8/TL8(XX)/ALTO, T8 fluorescent lamps offer a construction above the competition. They utilize Ultra Fine Rare Earth Phosphors - an extremely fine mix producing an even coating on the glass. This generates high lumen maintenance and a higher CRI. These rare phosphors also help to minimize black banding on the lamp.
The mercury content of Philips F17T8/TL8(XX) ALTO fluorescent lamps has been reduced by over 50% versus their original Alto T8 fluorescent lamp designs. With only 1.7mg of mercury in ALTO II Technology, Philips has reduced the impact on the environment without sacrificing performance. The Philips F17T8/TL8(XX)/ALTO is a T8 fluorescent replacement lamp(**) for Sylvania FO17/8(XX)/ECO, GE F17T8/SPX(XX)/ECO, Maxlite F17T8/8(XX) or F17T8/7(XX), Eiko F17T8/8(XX)K, Howard F17T8/8(XX), Satco Hygrade F17T8/8(XX)/ENV, TCP F17T8/8(XX), Halco F17T8/8(XX)/ECO/IC, Ushio F17T8/7(XX) or the generic call out of F17T8/8(XX).
Additionally, Alto bulbs use an exclusive material design that helps to prevent the small amount of mercury in the lamp from forming mercury compounds which may leach into groundwater after lamp disposal.
This Philips F17T8/TL8(XX) ALTO, 17 watt T8 fluorescent bulb has a Color Rendering Index (CRI) of 85. These eco friendly fluorescent bulbs are rated for 24,000 hours when operated for a minimum of 12 hours per start, produce 1,375 initial lumens and carry a 1 year limited warranty.
Every Philips Alto fluorescent bulb passes the EPA Toxicity Characteristic Leaching Procedure (TCLP) test. This TCLP test characterizes fluorescent lamp waste as either hazardous or non-hazardous for the purpose of disposal.