In addition to design, quality and functionality are key factors that consumers take into consideration when purchasing eyewear

Though consumers’ intended-use of eyewear may vary, from the ability to see printed words clearer to protection against prolong exposure to the sun and other environmental elements, there is a common goal to protect your eyes.

Intertek’s expertise spans the globe. With our state-of-the-art laboratories and innovative test methods, Intertek can assist you in complying with international standards established for the following pieces of eyewear:

Ski Goggles – Intertek helps to evaluate your ski goggles against standard EN 174:2001, Personal Eye-Protection – ski goggles for downhill skiing, which is listed as Class 1 Personal Protective Equipment under the PPE Directive 89/686/EEC.

Sunglasses – Intertek offers testing for transmittance properties, optical powers, scattered light, material and surface quality, robustness, resistance to radiation and more for non-prescription sunglasses and fashion eyewear.

Reading Spectacles and Spectacle Frames – Intertek has the ability to test your ready-to-wear spectacles to EN 14139:2010, ophthalmic optics – specifications for ready-to-wear spectacles.  In addition, Intertek can also test your spectacle frames to standard EN ISO 12870:2009 – ophthalmic optics – spectacle frames.

PPE Eyewear Testing – Intertek offers safety goggle and face shield testing and certification to support manufacturers, distributors, and retailers ensure compliance with various industry requirements and standards.

What is InterLink?

InterLink is a data management tool that helps global retailers and brands monitor progress, compliance, documentation, supply chain collaboration, and data and performance analysis.

Protective Eyewear Testing

Owing to the global outbreak of COVID-19 in a short period, companies stepped up their production of protective eyewear including safety goggles and face shields. Professional quality assurance is critical to ensure product quality and safety.

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