# 17-26-046

skin hazard distance

distance from a source at which the irradiance equals the applicable exposure limit for the skin for the exposure duration

Note 1 to entry: Where the duration of exposure is not known, IEC 62471/CIE S 009 Photobiological safety of lamp and lamp systems applies a duration of 8 h.

Note 2 to entry: The skin hazard distance is expressed in metres (m).

Note 3 to entry: This entry was numbered 17-1188 in CIE S 017:2011.

Publication date: 2020-12