What Constitutes A Sunglass Meeting The ANSI Z87 Safety Standard?

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By Barry Santini ABOM

To protect for sun and safety, both the frame and the lens must be safety certified.

In this case, the frame, unlike dress eyewear, takes on as much importance as the lenses.

The ANSI Z87.1-2003 High Impact Safety Standard
Both the frame and lens require safety certification, what does that mean? The answers lie in the requirements set forth in an industry wide agreement called ANSI Z87.1-2003.

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