Essilor New Zealand is now proud to offer Essilor supplied AS/NZs1337.6 Certified and Compliant prescription safety eyewear products to the New Zealand market. These products are available to all Eye Care Professionals with an active Essilor group Laboratory account.Please note:
New frames and lenses have been added to the available list.
Certified and Compliant
The new Australian / New Zealand Standard AS/NZs1337.6 'Prescription eye protectors against low and medium impact' was published on 17th April 2007. Essilor Safety products comply with the requirements of this standard with 3rd party certification by SAI Global.
Focused on Medium Impact Eye Protection
Essilor Safety eyewear provides the highest level of eye protection allowed by standards, while satisfying each individuals need for style and comfort. Essilor supplied safety frames are manufactured to standards exceeding those of regular ophthalmic frames. Each frame model in the range meets the Australian / New Zealand and International requirements of AS/NZs1337.6, AS/NZs1337, AS2228.1, ANSI Z87.1-2003 (medium impact) & EN166-F (low energy medium impact). Essilor Safety frames are glazed at our dedicated Safety laboratory with Polycarbonate lenses and offer MEDIUM IMPACT protection as per AS/NZs1337.6.
Ballistic Cannon in service
Essilor are proud to include a Ballistic Cannon as part of our in house QA system. This instrument is used in conjunction with the SAI Global certification program to impact test a random sampling of completed Essilor Safety eyewear as part of our run of lab testing.