Illumination safety: LEDs
LED lighting safety procedures are very similar to the laser safety regulations and are based on the intensity, duration and wavelength of the light produced.
The EU mandates
In accordance with EU machinery mandates, EMC mandates, and low voltage mandates, machines and electronic devices not marked with the CE logo are subject to distribution restrictions within the EU. All LED illumination products and power supplies should conform to corresponding regulations.
Since September 2011 the new classification standard EN62471 (see table) has to be applied to LED illumination.