With millions purchasing protective eyewear ahead of the Aug. 21 solar eclipse, Amazon is working to remove potentially counterfeit glasses from its marketplace and issue refunds to those who have already bought them online.

A company spokesperson told ABC News in a statement overnight that it asked third-party sellers offering solar eclipse glasses to provide documentation to verify that their “products were compliant with relevant safety standards.”

“The offers from sellers who provided this safety documentation remain available to customers,” the spokesperson said.

PHOTO: Amazon says they have asked third-party sellers that were offering solar eclipse glasses to provide appropriate documentation to verify that ‘their products were compliant with relevant safety standards.’ (American Paper Optics) More

Sellers who did

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