California CA65 test



Service background

The exquisite jewelry embellishes the beauty of life. In this era of personality, all kinds of accessories continue to emerge. The close contact between the jewelry and the skin adds luster to you. However, if the jewelry contains toxic and harmful substances or other potential dangers, it will bring hidden dangers to your health and safety, and even threats! According to the current jewelry related laws and regulations or standards in many countries or regions in the world, there are many control factors, mainly including various toxic chemicals and mechanical and physical safety. Although these regulations or standards have the same control purpose, the specific control objects, requirements and limits vary from place to place.

California Act 65 is a proposal on toxic chemicals passed by the state of California in 1986, the full name of the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Substances Enforcement Act 1986. The Act regulates a wide range of substances and covers a wide range of products, including jewelry, textiles and clothing, toys, electronic appliances and so on. At present, according to this act, California has produced many cases on jewelry, involving substances mainly lead, cadmium, phthalates and so on. The limit requirements may vary from case to case.


Service content

Scope of application
Accessories for export to the California market.

2. Technical standards
California market, USA.

3. Technical requirements
Total lead, total cadmium, bisphenol A, heavy metals, phthalates, etc.

4. Applicable objects
Manufacturers, exporters, brands.

5. Test requirements

Common case

Controlled substance


Alameda Superior  Court, RG10-514803 pb Different materials have different limit requirements (except exempt materials);

The limits for adult jewelry and children jewelry are different.

Alameda Superior Court Case No. RG 18-923611 cadmium 100 mg/kg
CA Prop 65 – The County of Marin Case No. CIV1103513 Phthalates


BBP/DBP/DEHP: Each ≤1000 mg/kg

Note: Currently, the phthalos in the California 65 list are 6P:

BBP and DBP/DEHP/DIDP/DINP/DnHP; Therefore, if the customer tests California 65 phthalates, it is recommended to test 6P, and the recommended limit for the three phthalates not in the case is: each ≤1000 mg/kg.

San Francisco  Superior  Court Case No. CGC – 10 – 497729 Phthalates


3P, each P≤1000mg/kg

Note: currently, California’s 65 list of phthalate is 6 p: BBP/DBP/DEHP/DIDP/DINP/DnHP; Therefore, if the customer tests California 65 phthalates, it is recommended to test 6P, and the recommended limit for phthalates not in the case is: each ≤1000mg/kg.

[Suitable for touching PVC, soft plastic, vinyl materials, artificial leather and other plastic materials.


Service advantage

Timeliness: RTS has a set of independently developed LIMS system, which monitors and manages the entire test process, greatly improving work efficiency and shortening the inspection cycle entrusted by enterprises.

Convenient: RTS has a perfect order platform and free on-site pick-up service, and can provide one-to-one consultation and training and one-stop product compliance service chain for enterprises.

Price: RTS in the consulting stage can be based on the product information and material situation of the enterprise comprehensive evaluation, to provide the most appropriate and the most economical quotation scheme for the enterprise, greatly reducing the test cost.

Quality: As a national high-tech enterprise, RTS has dozens of patented inventions and supporting instruments and equipment and professionals to meet the needs of different customers and different products.