Restricted substances in metallic jewelry

Testing for harmful substances in metal jewelry according to the requirements of REACH Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006. The test package includes the following tests:

  • Transfer of nickel from jewelry or watches to the human body. Limit value for first-time piercing jewelry 0.2 µg/cm2/week. For other jewelry, the limit is 0.5 µg/cm2/week.

  • Cadmium (concentration test, limit value 0.01% by weight)

  • Lead (concentration test, limit value 0.05% by weight)

  • Chromium-VI (concentration testing, limit value 0.0003% by weight)

NOTE: Prices are applicable for a few samples only. Discount will be provided if the number of samples is high. Please ask for an offer from our expert.

Suitable sample matrices
Metallic jewellery items
Required sample quantity
10 - 15 g
Typical turnaround time
4 weeks after receiving the samples
Available quality systems
Accredited testing laboratory

Pricing and online order

First sample (Excl. VAT):
250 €
Additional samples (Excl. VAT):
198 €per sample
Large batches of samples are eligible for discounts.

Samples are entered during checkout.

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