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Laser pointers

Environmental Health and Safety issues laser pointer alert


8:11 a.m., Feb. 4, 2014--The University of Delaware’s Department of Environmental Health and Safety has announced that a recent National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) study found that 90 percent of green laser pointers were mislabeled and exceeded eye safety standards.

Members of the campus community who use laser pointers are advised to switch from green to red (Class 2) pointers.

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