blue light hazard


potential for a photochemically induced retinal injury (photic maculopathy) resulting from optical radiation exposure at wavelengths primarily between 400 nm and 500 nm

Note 1 to entry: This damage mechanism dominates over the thermal damage mechanism for exposure durations exceeding 10 s.

Note 2 to entry: The action spectrum extends into the UV-A for persons without a normal UV-A absorbing lens.

Note 3 to entry: This entry was numbered 17-97 and 17-96 in CIE S 017:2011.

Publication date: 2020-12
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