ISO 12312-2:2015 Preview

Eye and face protection -- Sunglasses and related eyewear -- Part 2: Filters for direct observation of the sun

ISO 12312-2:2015 applies to all afocal (plano power) products intended for direct observation of the sun, such as solar eclipse viewing.

ISO 12312-2:2015 does not apply to the following:

a) afocal (plano power) sunglasses and clip-ons for general use intended for protection against solar radiation;

b) eyewear for protection against radiation from artificial light sources, such as those used in solaria;

c) eye protectors specifically intended for sports (e.g. ski goggles or other types);

d) sunglasses that have been medically prescribed for attenuating solar radiation;

e) prescription sunglass lenses.


General information

  • Current status : Published
    Publication date : 2015-06
  • Edition : 1
    Number of pages : 11
  • :
    ISO/TC 94/SC 6
    Eye and face protection
  • 13.340.20
    Head protective equipment

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