Philips 42W ES Halogen Classic Bulb, Clear

Product information

This 42W energy saving bulb is equivalent to a 60W incandescent bulb but uses only 70% of the energy. It has a life of 2000 hours.

Fully dimmable.

Additional information
Classic style halogen
Eligible for International Delivery
Energy Rating Information This indicates the bulbs energy performance between A++ and G, with A++ being the highest
Finish Information Shows whether a bulb is clear or opaque
Fitting type Information This indicates the cap or base of the bulb, Examples: BC-B22 = bayonet cap/ ES-E27 = edison screw/ SBC-B15 = small BC/ SES-E14 = small ES
GLS Wattage Equivalent
Lifetime (Hours) Information Shown in hours, this is based on an average use of 3 hours illumination per day
Lightbulb Shape
Lightbulb Type
Lightbulb Wattage
Lumens Information Estimate of apparent amount of light the bulb will produce, measured in lumens (lm). The higher the number the brighter the light output.
Pack size


  • Click & collect

    Click & collect from John Lewis and Waitrose shops Tuesday from 2pm
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  • Collect+

    Collect + from a local shop from Tuesday, postcode exclusions apply
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  • UK delivery

    Standard delivery within 5 working days
    Named or Saturday UK delivery
    Named day UK delivery pre-10.30am
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  • International delivery not available


We want you to be happy with your purchase. If you're not, depending on the type of product, you can make free returns in the UK via John Lewis shops, Royal Mail, Collect+, or MyHermes. If you need to arrange collection of large or heavy items, call us on 03456 049 049. For international returns queries, call us on +44 1698 545 454. Find out more about returns.

You'll find returns information on your delivery note. Unless faulty, we'd like you to make your return within 90 days of purchase. Exceptions apply to certain products - find out more about our refund policy.

Q & As

Rated 3.9 out of 5 by 27 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Does what it says on the box Can't fault this product looks great in my loft style lighting 17 May 2016
Rated 1 out of 5 by too fragile banged light shade, bulb went. Only a few weeks old. Pretty useless. Too fragile 08 March 2016
Rated 2 out of 5 by Good while it lasted This was good while it lasted, but came nowhere near the 2000 hours of life. Lasted less than a month with approx 6 hours a day use - less than 200 hours. 31 December 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by eco bulb excellent gave out good light and was a very good price 29 December 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great! Bright, warm & long life! Great for brightening up my dark bedroom. 22 September 2015
Rated 1 out of 5 by Disappointed Noticed bulb broken when I first tried to use it. Should have been checked and not have been sold. Previous similar bulbs have not lasted as long as Philips say they will. I will avoid buying again. 28 April 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Needed this for the new Denver touch lamp Bought the Denver touch lamp after breaking the shade on the original one got broke. It's a long lasting bulb. 07 April 2015
Rated 1 out of 5 by Disappointing Bulb failed after 4 months use of 6/7 hours per day, so much for long life...... 07 March 2015
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