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What kind of Lazer do I have?

JackLazerr

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I just found a 100mW lazer and I was wondering how powerful it is. It says "This product complies with 21 CFR".

Can this lazer burn things? Can this lazer damage things? Can the lazer damage my skin?
 



Encap

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They lie a lot---- it does not comply with FDA Laws, rules and regulations if new and from outlaw resellers of low quality low cost lasers from China. who circumvent US Customs by making false Customs Declarations.
They couldn't care less about anything but grabbing your hard earned money.

"Laser products promoted for pointing and demonstration purposes are limited to hazard Class IIIa by FDA regulation.
21 CFR 1040.11(b) and 1040.11(c), limit surveying, leveling, and alignment, and demonstration laser products to Class IIIa. This means that pointers are limited to 5 milliwatts output power in the visible wavelength range from 400 to 710 nanometers.
From: https://www.fda.gov/radiation-emitt...rtant-information-laser-pointer-manufacturers

A 100mW laser can harm your eyes--you need laser glasses/goggles. Low cost excellent glasses/goggles can be purchased here: https://www.survivallaser.com/Safety_Goggles/cat556089_826120.aspx

See about laser safety here: https://www.lasersafetyfacts.com/
and
see laser Hazard Chart here: https://www.lasersafetyfacts.com/resources/FAA---visible-laser-hazard-calcs-for-LSF-v02.png

Best comprehensive/extensive laser safety and other related information site is : https://www.laserpointersafety.com/

Safety is job #1 if you do obtain a laser use laser glasses/goggles and safe laser operation procedures.

PS it is spelled Laser not Lazer
 
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