QC Tailored for the Jewelry Industry

Today, jewelry is no longer regarded only as a luxury item, thanks to the availability of affordable designs made of semi-precious and non-precious materials. Modern-day consumers enjoy having a wide selection of fashion and costume jewelry, to best accessorize their outfit of the day.

AI offers extensive testing for jewelry made of various materials, from gemstones and precious metals, to non-precious metals and polymer materials. Our inspectors will test your products against relevant safety regulations and quality standards, checking their flammability, tension, corrosion resistance, and other performance characteristics. AI’s testing expertise will help you ensure that your brand’s product quality and safety remain uncompromised.

Jewelry Expertise

Compliance Enviro Services’s product inspectors conduct the following tests to check the quality and performance characteristics of your jewelry:

  • Workmanship review
  • Accelerated nickel free test on plated items
  • Pull test on chain and closing system
  • Chain clasp tension test
  • Magnet breakaway feature
  • Small Parts
  • Jewelry containing batteries

Jewelry Lab Testing Expertise

In addition to the above physical and mechanical tests, Compliance Enviro Services offers laboratory testing to ensure that your jewelry meets consumer safety standards for your destination market. Our laboratory tests include:

USA Standards & Regulations
  • Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA)
  • ASTM F2923, Children’s Jewelry Standard
  • ASTM F2999, Adult Jewelry Standard
  • Total Lead Content in Surface Coatings
  • Total Lead Content in Substrates
  • Total Lead Content in Children’s Metal Jewelry
  • 16 CFR 1500 Mechanical Hazards & Labeling
  • 16 CFR 1500.44 Flammability of Solids
  • CPSIA Tracking Labels
  • Model Toxics in Packaging (TPCH)
  • California Health and Safety Code Section 25214.1-25214.4.2
  • California Proposition 65 Settlement Review
  • Maryland, Subtitle 14, Cadmium in Children’s Jewelry
  • Connecticut, Public Act No. 10-113, Cadmium in Children’s Jewelry (pending)
  • Illinois, Lead Poisoning Prevention Act, Lead in Children’s Jewelry
  • Illinois, Public Act 096-1379, Cadmium in Children’s Jewelry
  • Minnesota, Cadmium in Children’s Jewelry


Canada Standards and Regulations
  • SOR/2016-168 Children’s Jewellery Regulation
  • SOR/2016-193 Surface Coating Materials Regulation, Lead Content
  • SOR/2011-17 amended by SOR/2016-195 Canadian (Toys) Regulation (Dress up/Costume)
  • SOR/2010-273 amended by SOR/2016-171 Canadian (Contact with Mouth) Regulation
  • SOR/2016-188 Phthalates (Vinyl Materials)
Europe Standards and Regulations
  • EN-71, Safety of Toys, Mechanical Hazards, Flammability and Migration of Certain Elements
  • REACH Annex XVII, Cadmium Content
  • REACH Annex XVII, EN-12472 & EN-1811, Nickel Release
  • REACH-SVHC Phthalates
  • REACH Annex XVII, Phthalate Content (6P)
  • REACH Annex XVII, Organotin
  • REACH Annex XVII, PAHs
  • REACH Annex XVII, Lead Content

Jewelry Audits

AI is accredited by the Responsible Jewelry Council (RJC) to certify against the RJC Code of Practices – an international standard on responsible business practices for diamonds, gold and platinum group metals.

The Code of Practices addresses human rights, labor rights, environmental impact, mining practices, product disclosure and many more important topics in the jewelry supply chain.