IEC 62471:2006 

Photobiological safety of lamps and lamp systems


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Gives guidance for evaluating the photobiological safety of lamps and lamp systems including luminaires. Specifically it specifies the exposure limits, reference measurement technique and classification scheme for the evaluation and control of photobiological hazards from all electrically powered incoherent broadband sources of optical radiation, including LEDs but excluding lasers, in the wavelength range from 200 nm through 3000 nm. This standard was prepared as Standard CIE S 009:2002 by the International Commission on Illumination.

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Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date2006-07-26
Available language(s)English/French, Spanish
TC/SCTC 76 - Optical radiation safety and laser equipmentrss
ICS29.140.01 - Lamps in general
31.260 - Optoelectronics. Laser equipment
Stability date  2019
File size734 KB

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