New ANSI Z80.3 Standard Published

The Vision Council, as the secretariat administrator for Accredited Standards Committee Z80, has announced the publication by ANSI of the 2015 revision of Standard Z80.3, Nonprescription Sunglasses and Fashion Eyewear Requirements.

ANSI Standard Z80.3, Nonprescription Sunglasses and Fashion Eyewear Requirements, applies to all nonprescription (over-the-counter) sunglasses and fashion eyewear that are normally used for casual, dress and recreational purposes, having lenses of substantially plano power.
The 2015 revision of Standard Z80.3 supersedes the 2010 Standard.

A copy of the standard publications is available in the ANSI web store. A summary of the changes can be found in the foreword of the document.

The Accredited Standards Committee Z80 (ASC Z80) is a long established group tasked with the development of national standards that apply to prescription and non-prescription eyeglasses, contact lenses, ophthalmic instruments and medical devices including intraocular lenses and laser systems, and is the only entity accredited by ANSI to develop national standards in the ophthalmic optics field.

Source: Vision Monday

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