Cadmium


CPSC Urges Voluntary Cadmium Limits

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Washington—The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) said Tuesday that jewelry manufacturers, consumer groups and other … [Read more...]

New California Cadmium Limits Increase Demands for Federal Regulations

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger

North Kingston, RI—Responding to a new state law limiting cadmium in children’s jewelry that California Governor Arnold … [Read more...]

Consumer Union Urges Limits on Cadmium Levels in All Children’s Products

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Yonkers, NY—Following Consumer Reports’(CR) tests that found “worrisome levels of heavy metals” in a rhinestone hair barrette, a … [Read more...]

New Testing Method Speeds Lead Analysis

By using High Definition X-Ray Fluorescence (HDXRF) lead content can be detected faster than ever before.

East Greenbosh, NY--A new test method for measuring lead in components used in products such as apparel and accessories could … [Read more...]

Cadmium Update as CPSC Issues Latest Recall

"Best Friends Forever" jewelry, subject to recall

Washington--The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission issued Tuesday its sixth voluntary recall of imported children jewelry … [Read more...]

Trade Associations Support Safety Standards on Cadmium

"Best Friends Forever" jewelry, subject to recall

As government agencies expand their investigations into cadmium levels in children’s jewelry, industry trade associations are … [Read more...]

Task Force Formed Over Cadmium Risk in Accessories

FJATA

North Kingston, RI—The Fashion Jewelry and Accessories Trade Association has formed a safety task force to advise federal … [Read more...]