Fashion Jewelry Trade Association (FJATA) Executive Director Brent Cleaveland, who also chairs the ASTM F 15.24 Subcommittee on Children's Jewelry, Jade Rings issued the following statement on today's meeting between FJATA representatives and Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) Chairman Inez Tenenbaum: "FJATA representatives today briefed Chairman Tenenbaum on FJATA's successful effort to adopt the first national Children's Jewelry Safety Standard through ASTM International (ASTM F2923-11). During the meeting, Chairman Tenenbaum congratulated FJATA representatives for a "strong voluntary standard" and expressed support for the industry's efforts. Jade Bangle In developing the international children's jewelry safety standard, FJATA accepted CPSC's charge that we consider the agency's scientific findings in developing a national standard. Jade Necklaces The final Children's Jewelry Safety Standard addresses cadmium, lead, surface coatings, nickel migration, magnets, batteries and strangulation, and incorporates technical research from CPSC concerning the migration of cadmium from plastic and metal components of jewelry. Jade Jewelry The standard is science-based and designed to be health-protective based on exposure limits recommended by CPSC staff.