NA 027

DIN Standards Committee Optics and Precision Mechanics

Standards [Withdrawn]

DIN EN ISO 12312-1
Eye and face protection - Sunglasses and related eyewear - Part 1: Sunglasses for general use (ISO 12312-1:2013); German version EN ISO 12312-1:2013

Title (German)

Augen- und Gesichtsschutz - Sonnenbrillen und ähnlicher Augenschutz - Teil 1: Sonnenbrillen für den allgemeinen Gebrauch (ISO 12312-1:2013); Deutsche Fassung EN ISO 12312-1:2013


This standard is applicable to all afocal (plano power) sunglasses and clip-ons for general use, including road use and driving, intended for protection against solar radiation. Information on the use of sunglass filters, requirements for unmounted filters used as replacement or alternative filters, as well as nickel release are given in the annexes. This standard is not applicable to: a) eyewear for protection against radiation from artificial light sources, such as those used in solaria; b) eye protectors intended for specific sports (for example, ski goggles or other types); c) sunglasses that have been medically prescribed for attenuating solar radiation; d) products intended for direct observation of the sun, such as for viewing a partial or annular solar eclipse. The committee responsible for this standard is NA 027-01-01 "Augenschutz" ("Eye protection") at DIN.

Document: references other documents

Document: referenced in other documents

Responsible national committee

NA 027-01-01 AA - Eye protective equipment  

Responsible european committee

CEN/TC 85 - Eye protective equipment  

Responsible international committee

ISO/TC 94/SC 6 - Eye and face protection  

Edition 2014-04
Original language German
Translation English
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