Lowcountry florist urges customers to not use eclipse glasses
Tiger Lily Florist in Charleston is currently working to make customers aware that 500 eclipse glasses provided by their store may not be safe.
Over the weekend the Tiger Lily issued a press release and made a post to its Facebook page about the concern, showing images of a 16-page certification report. The company posted concern over glasses prompted Tiger Lily to reach out to the manufacturer.
"...We were told that their re-testing of the product map not be ready prior to the eclipse. If you currently have one of the Tiger Lily branded glasses, please make alternative safe eclipse viewing plans," the post read.
Monday morning came with another warning from Tiger Lily. A screenshot from an email the company says came from its distributor clearly states, "we recommend customers do not use the glasses..."