• May 10, 2019
  • WTO

Egypt | Standard ES 3189-1 "Eye and face protection – Sunglasses and related eyewear

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Title of document
Ministerial Decree No. 103/2019 (2 pages, in Arabic) mandating the Egyptian standard ES 3189-1 "Eye and face protection – Sunglasses and related eyewear- Part 1: Sunglasses for general use" (33 pages, in Arabic).

The Ministerial Decree No. 103/2019 gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period to abide by the Egyptian Standard ES 3189-1 which is applicable to all a focal (Plano power) sunglasses and clip-ons for general use, including road use and driving, intended for protection against solar radiation. It should be noted that this standard cancels and supersedes the Egyptian Standard ES 3189/2007 "Sun glare eye protectors for general use" (34 pages, in Arabic). Worth mentioning is that this standard is technically identical to ISO 12312-1/2013, Amd1:2015.

Notifying member: Egypt


Objective tag
Protection of human health or safety

Health and consumer protection

Agency responsible
Egyptian Organization for Standardization and Quality 16 Tadreeb El-Modarrebeen St., Ameriya, Cairo – Egypt E-mail: [email protected]/[email protected] Website: http://www.eos.org.eg Tel.: + (202) 22845528 Fax: + (202) 22845504


  • Submission: 07/05/2019
  • Reception: 07/05/2019
  • Distribution: 10/05/2019
  • Final date for comments: 09/07/2019
  • Proposed date of adoption: N/A


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