FDA Updates Guidance on Impact-Resistant Lenses

The Food and Drug Administration has issued a new draft guidance document titled "Impact-Resistant Lenses: Questions and Answers" to explain test procedures, impact-resistant lens testing equipment, recordkeeping, and exemptions to testing of lenses to manufacturers, importers, and consumers. FDA said it will accept comments on the draft, which replaces a guidance issued in 1987, until Jan. 24, 2008.

Copies are available by sending a written request to the Division of Small Manufacturers, International, and Consumer Assistance (HFZ-220), Center for Devices and Radiological Health, Food and Drug Administration, 1350 Piccard Drive, Rockville, MD 20850, sending an e-mail to dsmica@fda.hhs.gov, or faxing a request to 240-276-3151. John Stigi of the center is the contact for more information at 240-276-3150.

The 24-page document (www.fda.gov/cdrh/dsmica/guidance/23.pdf) contains detailed, updated discussions of lens blanks; semi-finished, finished, and plano lenses; and import entry inspections. It does not set new requirements for manufacturers but does represent the agency's current thinking on impact-resistant lenses, FDA said.

Download Center

HTML - No Current Item Deck
  • Safety Management Software - Free Demo

    IndustrySafe Safety Software’s comprehensive suite of modules help organizations to record and manage incidents, inspections, hazards, behavior based safety observations, and much more. Improve safety with an easy to use tool for tracking, notifying and reporting on key safety data.

  • Create Flexible Safety Dashboards

    IndustrySafe’s Dashboard Module allows organizations allows you to easily create and view safety KPIs to help you make informed business decisions. Our best of breed default indicators can also save you valuable time and effort in monitoring safety metrics.

  • Schedule and Record Observations

    IndustrySafe's Observations module allows managers, supervisors, and employees to conduct observations on employees involved in safety critical behavior. IndustrySafe’s pre-built BBS checklists may be used as is, or can be customized to better suit the needs of your organization.

  • Why Is Near Miss Reporting Important?

    A near miss is an accident that's waiting to happen. Learn how to investigate these close calls and prevent more serious incidents from occurring in the future.

  • Get the Ultimate Guide to Safety Training

    When it comes to safety training, no matter the industry, there are always questions regarding requirements and certifications. We’ve put together a guide on key safety training topics, requirements for certifications, and answers to common FAQs.

  • Industry Safe
comments powered by Disqus

OH&S Digital Edition

  • OHS Magazine Digital Edition - June 2019

    June 2019

    Featuring:

    • ASSP SAFETY 2019 PREVIEW
      New Orleans Networking
    • NATION SAFETY MONTH
      Heed These Summer Safety Tips
    • TRAINING
      Education, Skill Development, and Behavior Change
    • SAFETY MANAGEMENT
      What Good Looks Like
    View This Issue

Bulwark Quiz