Both vests look basically the same. Both may claim to be compliant. But only one actually meets reflectivity standards.
Be Aware: Independent testing shows that 1 in 3 non-3M™ Scotchlite™ Reflective
Material garments are not bright enough to meet relevant safety standards right
out of the package, even though they are labeled as compliant.*
Compliance Matters in Safety Garments!
3M is an innovator in retroreflective technology
We’ve been advancing the science of visibility for over 70 years
We ensure every shipment of material is compliant before it leaves our factory
3M is quality you can trust to help keep workers safe
3M products perform to your specifications
3M third party certificates come from accredited labs
*Based on a study by 3M of 79 garments purchased on the open market (all using components other than
3M™ Scotchlite™ Reflective Material), 33% failed the ANSI 107 test for initial brightness.
These data were verified by third party testing.
Ensure your garments are truly compliant – look for the 3M™ Scotchlite™ Reflective Material logo.