Certain states have their own regulations when it comes to the testing of chemicals in jewelry. States including Connecticut, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Rhode Island, and Washington all have their own testing requirements in regard to children’s jewelry.
California has some of the strictest laws pertaining to chemicals in jewelry. CA Prop 65 restricts more than 800 chemicals and heavy metals in jewelry and prohibits distributors from selling products that contain metals over a certain level without a warning level.
Children’s Jewelry Products
The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) includes the requirement of third-party testing for children’s jewelry products in the US. All children’s jewelry products must be compliant with lead testing requirements and must have a Children’s Product Certificate.