EN 171:2002

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

Publication date:   Dec 29, 2005

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 infrared radiation.
The other applicable requirements for these types of filters and the frames/mountings to which they are intended to be fitted are given in EN 166.
Guidance on the selection and use of these filters is given in annex B.
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 by used.

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)

Life cycle

PREVIOUSLY

Replaces
EN 171:1992

NOW

WITHDRAWN
EN 171:2002
99.60 Withdrawal effective
Apr 27, 2022

REVISED BY

PUBLISHED
EN ISO 16321-1:2022