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Sunglasses and other eye protection devices like ski and snowboard goggles are the necessities of our lives. These products are all regulated by different countries in order to protect the well-beings of their consumers. Global regulations include PPE directive (89/ 686/ EEC) in EU (Sunglasses), mandatory standards in Australia / China (Sunglasses) and Impact Resistance (21 CFR 801.410) in US (Eyewear).

To ensure your products could export to global markets successfully, SGS is capable of providing you the testing services for sunglasses and eye protection devices. With our consistent professionalism and accuracy in testing services, we have earned the confidence of our clients.

SGS provides you the comprehensive testing services as below:

Global Regulations

Sunglasses EN 1836 (EU); ANSI Z80.3 (US); AS/ NZS 1067 (AUS); QB 2457 & GB 10810.3 (China)             
Reading Glasses EN 14139 (EU)
Spectacle Frame EN ISO 12870 (EU); GB/T 14214 (China)

Other Eye Protection Devices/Lens Tests

  • Impact Resistance - 21 CFR 801.410
  • UV 400 verification
  • Lens Abrasion – Pen/ Falling Sand
  • Lens Color (L* x a* x b*)

SGS provides the most comprehensive one-stop quality assurance solution to our clients; you may also like to enjoy our Chemical Testing Services (e.g. Lead/ Cadmium Content, Organotin, Nickel Release Test and more) for regulations all around the world.

Please do not hesitate to contact us for further details.


Mr. Kenji NG
t + 852 2334 4481 ext. 1209

Mr. Ronald TSE
t +852 2334 4481 ext. 1813

Ms. Sandy YAN
t +852 2334 7117

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SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 75,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,500 offices and laboratories around the world.