EN 170:2002

Personal eye-protection - Ultraviolet filters - Transmittance requirements and recommended use

Publication date:   Oct 23, 2003

General information

99.60 Withdrawal effective   Apr 27, 2022

CEN

CEN/TC 85 Eye protective equipment

European Norm

13.340.20   Head protective equipment

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Scope

This European Standard specifies the scale numbers and transmittance requirements for filters for protection against ultraviolet radiation. The other applicable requirements for these types of filters are given in EN 166:1995. Guidance on the selection and use of these filters are given in Annex A. NOTE: The protective filters specified in this standard are not suitable for the direct or indirect observation of an electric arc. For this purpose a welding filter appropriate to the source being observed should be used. Such a filter would not have a scale number less than 6.

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard

89/686/EEC

Personal protective equipment (PPE)

Harmonized/Supporting
93/68/EEC

Council Directive amending Dir. 87/404/EEC (simple pressure vessels), 88/378/EEC (safety of toys), 89/106/EEC (construction products), 89/336/EEC (electromagnetic compatibility), 89/392/EEC (machinery), 89/686/EEC (personal protective equipment), 90/384/EEC (automatic weighing instruments), 90/385/EEC (active implantable medicinal devices), 90/396/EEC (appliances burning gaseous fuels), 91/263/EEC (telecommunications terminal equipment), 92/42/EEC and 73/23/EEC

93/95/EEC

Personal protective equipment (Dir. 89/686/EEC amendment)

96/58/EC

Personal protective equipment (Dir. 89/686/EEC amendment)

2016/425

Regulation (EU) 2016/425 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 9 March 2016 on personal protective equipment and repealing Council Directive 89/686/EEC

Harmonized/Supporting

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PREVIOUSLY

Replaces
EN 170:1992

NOW

WITHDRAWN
EN 170:2002
99.60 Withdrawal effective
Apr 27, 2022

REVISED BY

PUBLISHED
EN ISO 16321-1:2022