I purchased them at the checkout at Walmart. They are Manufactured by American Paper Optics, LLC. Visionscientific.com ISO 12312-2.

However I don't see the CE on the glasses. Are they still OK? The reason I even bring this up at all is that I read in the news there are counterfeit glasses and Walmart was listed as a potential source.

I do not know what it means for eclipse glasses to be counterfeit. Does that mean there may be a pair of paper glasses like mine that says visionscientific.com ISO 12312-2 but is not or does that mean that it would be missing the ISO or has a different one. So that is what brought the CE question to my attention after I read the news article.

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    $\begingroup$ If they're by American Paper Optics they're good. $\endgroup$ Mar 6 at 21:42
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    $\begingroup$ CE is a mark required for goods in the EU (see en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/CE_marking). It does not indicate any conformance to standards as determined by an independent testing laboratory. $\endgroup$
    – Jon Custer
    Mar 6 at 21:54
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    $\begingroup$ FWIW, Fred Espenak, aka Mr Eclipse, endorses eclipse glasses from American Paper Optics. eclipsewise.com/eclipse.html $\endgroup$
    – PM 2Ring
    Mar 7 at 12:00
  • $\begingroup$ Thank you PM 2Ring. 30 days to the eclipse. I hope it is not cloudy. My area has about 3 min of totality. $\endgroup$
    – Sedumjoy
    Mar 8 at 13:58


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