NA 027

DIN Standards Committee Optics and Precision Mechanics


Eye and face protection - Protection against laser radiation - Part 1: Requirements and test methods (ISO/DIS 19818-1:2020); German and English version prEN ISO 19818-1:2020


This document applies to eye and face protectors intended to provide protection against accidentalexposure to laser radiation within the wavelength range 180 nm to 1 mm. It defines the requirements,test methods and marking. Laser protective filters used for intentional exposure to laser radiation, asviewing windows in laser equipment or incorporated into optical instruments such as operatingmicroscopes which may be used for deliberate viewing of laser radiation as part of their function, andloupes, are outside the scope of this document.This document is applicable to devices intended for patient protection during medical laser proceduresexcept for treatment in the periorbital area.The eye protection described in this document is intended for use at normal ambient temperature (23 ±5)°C, unless specified in particular requirement(s).





Planned document number

DIN EN ISO 19818-1

Project number


Responsible national committee

NA 027-01-01 AA - Eye protective equipment 

Responsible european committee

CEN/TC 85/WG 3 - Eye protectors against laser and ILS radiation 

Responsible international committee

ISO/TC 94/SC 6/JWG 1 - Joint ISO/TC 94/SC 6-IEC/TC 76 WG: Requirements for eye and face protection against laser radiation 

draft standard

Eye and face protection - Protection against laser radiation - Part 1: Requirements and test methods (ISO/DIS 19818-1:2020); German and English version prEN ISO 19818-1:2020
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