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AS/NZS 1067:2003

[Available Superseded]

Sunglasses and fashion spectacles

Proposes a specification of physical properties for sunglasses and sunglass lenses of nominal plano power, and which are not prescription lenses, intended for protection against solar radiation for general use, for social and domestic purposes, including road use and driving.
Published: 10/04/2003
Pages: 48
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Table of contents
Cited references
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Table of contents
About this publication
1 Scope and general
1.1 Scope
1.2 Objective
1.3 Referenced documents
1.4 Definitions
1.5 Notation
1.6 Equations
1.6.1 Luminous transmittance (see Clause 1.4.10)
1.6.2 Signal light transmittance (see Clause 1.4.17)
1.6.3 Relative visual attenuation quotient for signal light detection (see Clause 1.4.16)
1.6.4 Solar blue-light transmittance (see Clause 1.4.18)
1.6.5 Solar infrared transmittance (see Clause 1.4.19)
1.6.6 Solar UV transmittance (see Clause 1.4.20)
1.6.7 Solar UVA transmittance (see Clause 1.4.21)
1.6.8 Solar UVB transmittance (see Clause 1.4.22)
2 Requirements for sunglass lenses
2.1 Transmittance requirements and lens categories
2.1.1 Lens categories
2.1.2 Transmittance requirements
2.1.3 Claims of luminous transmittance
2.2 Other transmittance requirements
2.2.1 Uniformity of luminous transmittance of uniformly tinted sunglass lenses
2.2.2 Transmittance matching for pairs of sunglass lenses of all types
2.2.3 Uniformity of colour for pairs of sunglass lenses of all types
2.3 Special transmittance requirements
2.3.1 Photochromic lenses
2.3.2 Polarizing lenses
2.3.3 Gradient lenses
2.4 Claimed transmittance properties
2.4.1 General
2.4.2 Blue-light absorption/transmittance Blue-light absorption Blue-light transmittance
2.4.3 UV absorption/transmittance UV absorption UV transmittance UVA absorption UVA transmittance UVB absorption UVB transmittance
2.5 Optical power of lenses
2.5.1 Spherical and cylindrical power
2.5.2 Local aberrations in spherical and cylindrical power
2.5.3 Prismatic power—Individual unmounted lenses
2.5.4 Prismatic power difference—Assembled sunglasses
2.6 Scattered light
2.7 Material and surface quality
2.8 Resistance to radiation
2.9 Ignition
3 Requirements for assembled sunglasses
3.1 General construction
3.2 Eye coverage and field of view
3.2.1 Eye coverage General Assembled sunglasses Children’s sunglasses Clip-ons and slip-ons
3.2.2 Field of view
3.3 Dimensional tolerance
3.4 Mechanical requirements
3.4.1 Security of the lenses in the frame
3.4.2 Impact resistant sunglasses and fashion spectacles
3.5 Ignition
3.6 Materials for the manufacture of assembled sunglasses
4 Marking and labelling
4.1 Information to be supplied
4.1.1 All assembled sunglasses and individual sunglass lenses
4.1.2 Category 1 lenses
4.1.3 Category 4 lenses
4.1.4 Photochromic lenses
4.1.5 Category 0 to 3 lenses
4.1.6 Driving warnings
4.2 Methods of marking and labelling
4.2.1 Form of labelling
4.2.2 Durability
4.2.3 Legibility
4.3 Transmittance claims
4.4 Impact resistance
Appendix A
A1 Advantages of sunglasses
A2 Inappropriate use of sunglasses
A2.1 Artificial sources
A2.2 Observation of the sun
A2.3 Use of sunglasses in reduced light
A2.4 Photochromic lenses
A3 Variability of photochromic sunglass lenses
A4 Blue-light hazard
A5 Infra-red risk
A6 UV risk
Appendix B
B1 Scope
B2 Principle
B3 Apparatus
B4 Calibration of the spectrophotometer
B5 Procedures
B5.1 Uniformly tinted lenses (non-polarizing)
B5.2 Uniformly tinted lenses (polarizing)
B5.3 Gradient density tinted lenses (non-polarizing)
B5.4 Gradient density tinted lenses (polarizing)
B5.5 Photochromic lenses
B5.5.1 Conditioning
B5.5.2 Method to approximate the spectral distribution for solar radiation for air mass m = 2 using 1 lamp
B5.5.3 Method to approximate the spectral distribution of solar radiation for air mass m = 2 using 2 lamps
B6 Calculations
B6.1 Luminous transmittance
B6.2 Infrared transmittance
B6.3 Ultraviolet transmittance
B6.3.1 General
B6.3.2 Solar UV
B6.3.3 Solar UVA
B6.3.4 Solar UVB
B6.4 Recognition of signal lights
B7 Uniformity of luminous transmittance
Appendix C
C1 Scope
Appendix D
D1 Scope
D2 Principle
D3 Apparatus
D4 Procedure
D4.1 Spherical and cylindrical power
D4.1.1 General
D4.1.2 Sunglasses without cylindrical power
D4.1.3 Sunglasses with cylindrical power
D4.2 prismatic power—Single lenses
D5 Reporting of results
Appendix E
E1 Scope
E2 Principle
E3 Apparatus
E4 Procedure
E5 Reporting of results
Appendix F
F1 Scope
F2 Principle
F3 Apparatus
F4 Procedure
F5 Reporting of results
Appendix G
G1 Scope
G2 Principle
G3 Test methods
G3.1 General
G3.2 Primary method
G3.2.1 Apparatus
G3.2.2 Procedure
G3.3 Secondary method
G3.3.1 Apparatus
G3.3.2 Procedure
G3.3.2.1 Calibration of the apparatus
G3.3.2.2 Testing the lens
Appendix H
H1 Scope
H2 Principle
H3 Procedure
H3.1 General
H3.2 Method A
H3.3 Method B
H4 Reporting of results
Appendix I
I1 Scope
I2 Principle
I3 Apparatus
I4 Procedure
I5 Inspection
I6 Reporting of results
Appendix J
J1 Scope
J2 Principle
J3 Apparatus
J3.1 Steel rod
J3.2 Heat source
J3.3 Thermocouple and temperature indicating device
J3.4 Timer
J4 Procedure
J5 Inspection
J6 Reporting of results
Appendix K
K1 Scope
K2 Principle
K3 Apparatus
K4 Procedure
K5 Reporting of results
Appendix L
L1 Scope
L2 Principle
L3 Apparatus
L4 Methods
L4.1 Assembled sunglasses
L4.2 Single lenses
L4.3 Uncut lenses
L4.4 Children’s sunglasses
Amendment control sheet
Cited references in this standard
AS/NZS 2211
Laser safety (series)
Solaria for cosmetic purposes
CIE spectral distribution of solar radiation
AS/NZS 1338
Filters for eye protectors (series)
CIE standard colorimetric observers
Content history
[Available Superseded]
DR 01347