Material for eyeglass lenses
Plant-derived high-index lens material.
- Basic information
Made from plant-derived materials, this lens is designed to create a smaller carbon footprint than conventional petroleum-derived products.
According to LCA (Life Cycle Assessment), MR-160DG™ reduces greenhouse gas emissions*1 by 8% and MR-174™ by 14% compared to petroleum-derived equivalents.
It is certified as a biomass product by JORA*2 in Japan and USDA*3 in the United States.
Superior Optical Properties
Due to the exceptional optical performance of MR™, it has properties such as "Thin and Light", "Safe and Resistant to Breakage" and "Lasting Appeal" as well as "Clear View"
*1Based on our Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) procedure
The amount of reduction might be revised without notice in case of changes on calculation method or the obtained data
*2Biomass mark (JORA) : A mark (biomass mark) in which the Japan Organic Recycling Association (JORA) certifies environmental products that utilize biological resources (biomass) and comply with quality, related regulations and standard criteria.
*3Biobased product certification mark (USDA) : Biomass mark indicating plant-derived certification by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA BioPreferred®)
List of Products
MR-160DG™ (Refractive Index 1.60)
MR-174™ (Refractive index 1.74)
For the characteristics of each product, refer here.