ISO 12312-2:2015

Eye and face protection — Sunglasses and related eyewear — Part 2: Filters for direct observation of the sun

Publication date:   Jun 8, 2015

General information

90.93 Standard confirmed   Sep 28, 2020


ISO/TC 94/SC 6 Eye and face protection

International Standard

13.340.20   Head protective equipment



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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.

Life cycle


ISO 12312-2:2015
90.93 Standard confirmed
Sep 28, 2020