16 CFR 23.21 - Misuse of terms such as “cultured pearl,” “seed pearl,” “Oriental pearl,” “natura,” “kultured,” “real,” “synthetic,” and regional designations.

§ 23.21 Misrepresentation as to cultured pearls.

It is unfair or deceptive to misrepresent the manner in which cultured pearls are produced, the size of the nucleus artificially inserted in the mollusk and included in cultured pearls, the length of time that such products remained in the mollusk, the thickness of the nacre coating, the value and quality of cultured pearls as compared with the value and quality of pearls and imitation pearls, or any other material matter relating to the formation, structure, properties, characteristics, and qualities of cultured pearls.

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Title 16 published on 18-Aug-2018 03:40

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 16 CFR Part 23 after this date.

  • 2018-08-16; vol. 83 # 159 - Thursday, August 16, 2018
    1. 83 FR 40665 - Guides for the Jewelry, Precious Metals, and Pewter Industries
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      Final rule; adoption of revised guides.
      Effective on August 16, 2018.
      16 CFR Part 23