This standard was last reviewed and confirmed in 2020. Therefore this version remains current.
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.
Status : PublishedPublication date : 2015-06
Edition : 1Number of pages : 11
Technical Committee:Eye and face protection
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