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What is the difference?

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
  • Have confidence your garment is compliant

Learn more about ANSI/ISEA 107 - 2010 Standards for Work Wear.

*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.


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