This webinar will be presented by UL in English on Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 11:00 AM (EST).
Overview As various state and federal regulations are enacted, as well as evolving jewelry industry standards, it is often difficult to navigate regulatory compliance to ensure your fine, fashion and children’s jewelry is both compliant and safe to bring to market while standing confidently behind your brand.
In this webinar, our subject matter expert will provide an overview of jewelry standards specific to the United States with a strong focus on children’s jewelry, as well as the key requirements and how they compare across state, federal and industry standards.
Regulations and Standards discussed:
- ASTM ( ASTM F963 & ASTM F2923)
- CPSC (Consumer Product Safety Commission)
- California Proposition 65 (Labeling Law)
- California Metal Containing Jewelry Law
- Additional U.S. State Laws
- FTC (Federal Trade Commission)
- Performance and Quality Testing
UL’s monthly webinar series is an ideal resource for retailers, manufacturers, suppliers, quality assurance personnel, chief marketing officers, and all persons interested in the ever changing consumer products market, are welcome to register.
Speaker Marla Hedworth Account Executive, Global Jewelry
As the global lead for UL’s jewelry line of business within Consumer Products, Marla Hedworth leads the UL Global Jewelry Team and provides insight and in-depth technical expertise to fine, fashion and children’s jewelry and how to ensure quality standards are met in relation to jewelry industry standards Actively involved in the jewelry and watch industry for over 10 years, Marla has a diverse combination of professional experience including sales, operations, gemology, manufacturing and quality assurance.
Marla earned her Graduate Gemologist title from the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) in residence at the New York Campus. UL associations and memberships include the American Gem Society (AGS), the Women’s Jewelry Association (WJA), the Fashion Jewelry and Accessories Trade Association (FJATA), the Jewelers Vigilance Committee (JVC) and the Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC).