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1 in 3 Non-3M™ Scotchlite™ Reflective Material Garments Purchased May
NOT Be Compliant.

What’s The Difference?

Both vests look basically the same. Both may claim to be compliant. But only one actually meets reflectivity standards.

3M™ Scotchlite™
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3M™ Scotchlite™ Reflective Material is rigorously tested and meets compliance with industry safety standards.

Fact: Independent testing shows that 1 in 3 non-3M™ Scotchlite™ Reflective Material garments purchased in the open market is not compliant to the ANSI 107/EN 471 standard for reflective brightness.*

*Source: BLS CFOI Database Includes NAICS 211, 213111, 213112 2003-2009

    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
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  • 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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