16 CFR Part 23 - GUIDES FOR THE JEWELRY, PRECIOUS METALS, AND PEWTER INDUSTRIES

  1. § 23.0 Scope and application.
  2. § 23.1 Deception (general).
  3. § 23.2 Misuse of the terms “handmade,” “hand-polished,” etc.
  4. § 23.3 Misrepresentation as to gold content.
  5. § 23.4 Misuse of the word “vermeil.”
  6. § 23.5 Misrepresentation as to silver content.
  7. § 23.6 Misuse of the words “platinum,” “iridium,” “palladium,” “ruthenium,” “rhodium,” and “osmium.”
  8. § 23.7 Disclosure of surface-layer application of rhodium.
  9. § 23.8 Misrepresentation as to products containing more than one precious metal.
  10. § 23.9 Misrepresentation as to content of pewter.
  11. § 23.10 Additional guidance for the use of quality marks.
  12. § 23.11 Misuse of “corrosion proof,” “noncorrosive,” “corrosion resistant,” “rust proof,” “rust resistant,” etc.
  13. § 23.12 Definition and misuse of the word “diamond.”
  14. § 23.13 Misuse of the words “flawless,” “perfect,” etc.
  15. § 23.14 Disclosure of treatments to diamonds.
  16. § 23.15 Misuse of the term “blue white.”
  17. § 23.16 Misuse of the term “properly cut,” etc.
  18. § 23.17 Misuse of the words “brilliant” and “full cut.”
  19. § 23.18 Misrepresentation of weight and “total weight.”
  20. § 23.19 Definitions of various pearls.
  21. § 23.20 Misuse of the word “pearl.”
  22. § 23.21 Misuse of terms such as “cultured pearl,” “seed pearl,” “Oriental pearl,” “natura,” “kultured,” “real,” “synthetic,” and regional designations.
  23. § 23.22 Misrepresentation as to cultured pearls.
  24. § 23.23 Disclosure of treatments to pearls and cultured pearls.
  25. § 23.24 Disclosure of treatments to gemstones.
  26. § 23.25 Misuse of the words “ruby,” “sapphire,” “emerald,” “topaz,” “stone,” “birthstone,” “gem,” “gemstone,” etc.
  27. § 23.26 Misrepresentation as to varietal name.
  28. § 23.27 Misuse of the words “real,” “genuine,” “natural,” “precious,” etc.
  29. § 23.28 Misuse of the words “flawless,” “perfect,” etc.
  30. Appendix to Part 23 - Exemptions Recognized in the Assay for Quality of Gold Alloy, Gold Filled, Gold Overlay, Rolled Gold Plate, Silver, and Platinum Industry Products
Authority:
15 U.S.C. 45, 46.
Source:
83 FR 40667, Aug. 16, 2018, unless otherwise noted.