Lens Categories and Descriptions

Description of Filter Categories and Assigned Symbols

Description

Light tint sunglasses or fashion spectacles

Usage

Very limited reduction of sunglare Some UV protection 

Description

Light tint sunglasses or fashion spectacles

Usage

Limited protection against sunglare Some UV protection

Additional required information

Not suitable for driving in twilight or at night" or "not suitable for driving at night or under dull light conditions

Description

General purpose sunglasses 

Usage

Good protection against sunglare Good UV protection

Additional required information

Not suitable for driving in twilight or at night" or "not suitable for driving at night or under dull light conditions

Description

General purpose sunglasses 

Usage

High protection against sunglare Good UV protection

Additional required information

Not suitable for driving in twilight or at night" or "not suitable for driving at night or under dull light conditions

Description

Very dark special purpose sunglasses— very high sunglare reduction

Usage

Very high protection against extreme sunglare. e.g. at sea. over snowfields. on high mountains, or in desert 
Good UV protection

Additional required information

Not suitable for road use and driving


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