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  • This laser is safe as long as handled properly. As a word of caution though, this laser, like most green lasers, is a Nd:YVO4 + KTP laser which means the lasing wavelength is 1064nm and the output of the cavity is then frequency doubled (wavelength halved) to get 532nm. The vast majority of laser eye injuries I’ve heard of have happened near this wavelength by Nd:YVO4, ND:YAG, and similar mediums. That being said, any tampering (opening the package, removing the IR filter (assuming it has one), etc.) with the laser itself could be very detrimental to your health since 1064nm is very outside of our visible spectrum and you will not know the danger is present until it’s too late.

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