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Brazil | Technical Regulation For Jewelry & Jewelry | Substance limits: Cadmium 0,01%, Lead 0,03%


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Title of document
Inmetro Ordinance 123, 16 February 2021 (3 page(s), in Portuguese)

Description
Approves the Technical Regulation for Jewellery – Consolidated

Notifying member: Brazil

NotificationG/TBT/N/BRA/1151

Objective tag
Not specified

Objective
Product safety; Conformity assessment requirements. The consolidation of normative acts lower than decree consists in the improvement of the act, with the use of simple and easy-to-understand language, providing clear and precise guidelines, in order to enable an adequate understanding of its content and knowledge of rights and obligations throughout society, as established in § 3 of Art. 2 of Inmetro Ordinance No. 244 , 2020.

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3. SECURITY REQUIREMENT
Jewelry and jewelery must meet the following minimum safety requirements:
3.1 All jewelry and jewelry formulations, intended for use in a condition of skin contact
cannot have cadmium concentrations equal or higher, by weight, to 0.01% of the
metal present in the product individually considered, in order to avoid the risk of poisoning by
use of the product.
3.2 All jewelry and jewelry formulations, intended for use in a condition of skin contact
lead, must not have lead concentrations equal to or greater, by weight, at 0.03% of the
metal present in the product individually considered, in order to avoid the risk of poisoning by
product use.

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Agency responsible
National Institute of Metrology, Quality and Technology (INMETRO)


Timing:

  • Submission: 22/03/2021
  • Reception: 23/03/2021
  • Distribution: 23/03/2021
  • Final date for comments: N/A
  • Proposed date of adoption: N/A



                   

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