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CE safety eyewear standards | EN166

Ensuring High Quality Standards

As a prescription safety eyewear manufacturer and specialist, high safety standards are a high priority to us and for your eyes. to meet the European CE standards.

All of our prescription safety glasses meet the highest European and British safety standards. In addition to this we maintain a strict in house testing policy to ensure all of our safety eyewear products continue to meet high standards and quality.

We have our own optical lab and testing rigs which means we have complete control of the manufacturing and testing.

All of our prescription safety eyewear is independently tested by BSI to ensure high standards and quality.

CE EN166

BS EN166 CE Certified
Peace of mind that all of our products are approved to the latest European Standards.

About BS EN166
Regulation (EU) 2016/425 requires the CE symbol marking and the manufactures logo on all equipment of personal protection.

Optical Quality
Requirements concerning the optical qualities of the eyewear ensure that users have comfortable and unaffected vision.

Standard EN166 defines three optical classes. MCR Safety only manufactures with optical class 1 lenses which is recommended for permanent wear.

To comply with standard EN166, the eyewear must be strong enough to withstand every day risks that might damage or affect the eye protector.

The symbol ‘S’ guarantees the minimum strength that corresponds to a Ø 22 mm ball, 43 g, falling from a height of 1.30 m (12m/sec.). CR39 lenses are used for this level of protection.

The symbol ‘F’ is the strongest level for prescription safety glasses. This is tested by firing a steel ball at 45 m/sec. Polycarbonate lenses are used for this level of protection.

British Kitemark

(Prescription Safety Eyewear Only)

British Kitemark
BS EN166:2002
KM 3574

The BSI Kitemark™ is a registered certification mark owned and operated by BSI. It is one of the most recognised symbols of quality and safety and offers true value to consumers, businesses and procurement practices.

The British Standards Kitemark is an optional and additional standard of quality which exceeds EN166. We have opted for this standard on all of our prescription safety eyewear.

Twice a year BSI auditors independently visit our laboratory and audit our manufacturing process to ensure only the highest quality standards are consistently achieved and maintained.

In addition to our own in house testing, BSI will randomly request specific prescription safety frames made with various lens materials, lens types and lens prescriptions for continued testing.

The kitemark ensures the quality and continual improvement of our product which assures you our customer, that our products meet the highest possible standards of quality.

Only when we meet these high standards we can stamp our lenses and frames with the British Standards Kitemark symbol.

Protective Eyewear Lens and Frame Markings

Match the lens and frame markings to your user information to identify the performance of the protector

C / P Identification of the manufacturer (MCR Safety)
EN166 The European standard the product is approved against
CE European marking
B Medium energy impact
F Low energy impact
S Increased robustness
1 Optical class: refraction value +/- 0.06 dpt, 0.12cm/m – Continuous Use
3 Liquids (droplets / splashes)
4 Dust with particle size of greater than 5 µ m.
5 Gases, vapours, spays, smoke and dust with particle size less than 5 µ m.
8 Electrical arc due to a short circuit in electrical equipment
9 Splashes of molten metals and penetration of hot solids
T Protection against high-speed particles at extreme temperatures
K Resistance to surface damage by fine particles
N Resistance to fogging in extreme temperatures
2 (Shade Number) Ultraviolet filter, colour recognition maybe affected
3 (Shade Number) Ultraviolet filter, good colour recognition

ISO9001:2015 Certified Optical Lab

ISO9001:2015 certified
FM 27312

Our complete business is approved to the latest ISO9001:2015 (FM 27312) standard with a high emphasis on continuous improvement at all stages throughout the company. This provides a clear demonstration to the commitment of quality from within MCR Safety.

Our aim is to provide our customers with products that meet their specified requirements for prescription and non-prescription protective eyewear.