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Understanding Consumer Product Safety Compliance

 

UNDERSTANDING CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMPLIANCE

TRAINING COURSE OBJECTIVE

This one-day course offers basic level training for jewellery technologists and costume jewellery and fashion accessories buyers who need a broad knowledge of new and current EU and USA product legislation. It provides an invaluable overview of relevant legislation relating to precious and non-precious metals and accessories and focusses specifically on Nickel, Lead and Cadmium. Explanation is given as to why each element is harmful and the practicalities of current regulations regarding restricted substances.  Delegates will leave better informed as to what to include in a specification and the tests required to ensure product is compliant with current Consumer Product Safety regulations.  The course provides 7 hours of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activity. 

 

TRAINING COURSE CONTENT
Industry experts from the UKAS accredited Laboratory at AnchorCert Group will share invaluable information and experience.

  • Understanding the principles of Due Diligence and potential reputational damage, illustrated by case studies.
  • Introduction to EU and USA Product Regulations applicable to the costume jewellery and fashion accessories industries; REACH and ROHS
  • Introduction to RAPEX rapid alert system. 
  • Nickel;  Why it is harmful,  changes to Nickel testing methods (including Quick Nickel Release Test), what affects nickel release in products.
  • Cadmium; Why it is harmful, current regulations, REACH, RoHS test methods .
  • Lead;  Why it is harmful, Legislation, EN 71-3, CPSIA, REACH, RoHS, Testing components, combined tests with cadmium.
  • Component approach to Lead, Cadmium and EN 71-3 (scraping).
  • What to consider when requesting tests; how to complete specific test forms.
  • Visit to the AnchorCert Analytical Laboratory to see sampling and testing in progress.  


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