Made of 3/16-inch (5-mm) thick polycarbonate. Proven protection from UV light in the frequency range from 200-360 nanometers. Heavy 3/4-in. thick coated steel base projects from center section of shield for extra stability, also serves as a lower handgrip. Perpendicular design allows maximum protection along full height of shield. Formed in parabolic curve for good containment of fragments and protection of personnel to the sides. Meets OSHA Standard 29 CFR Part 1910.1030 for use as protection against bloodborne pathogens.