Testing to Cookware Manufacturers Association (CMA) Voluntary Standards

Intertek is accredited to test cookware to a number of CMA voluntary standards. We offer technical expertise to assist you with navigating the CMA’s standards manual to determine the appropriate tests for your products. In addition, we can also provide on-site training and technical updates on standards and regulations affecting the cookware industry.

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Intertek Testing Capabilities to CMA’s Engineering Standards for Cookware and Bakeware

CMA 3.3.1

Stick Handles - Single Handle Pans

CMA 3.3.2

Side Handle Assemblies & Stick Handles with Helper Handles

CMA 3.3.3

Torque Resistance for Stick Handle Pans

CMA 3.3.4

Handle Position on Cookware with Stick Handles

CMA 3.3.5

Resistance of Weldments and Handle Fixturing

CMA 6.3

Glass Breakage

CMA 6.4

Flatness of Pan Bottoms

CMA 6.5.1

Care and Use Instructions

CMA 3.3.8

Knob Assemblies

CMA 7.9

Encapsulated and Brazed Bottom Testing

CMA 8.5

Recommended Minimum Thicknesses for Aluminum Cookware (Uncoated)

CMA 8.6

Recommended Minimum Thicknesses for Aluminum Cookware (Fluoropolymer Coated)

CMA 8.7

Recommended Minimum Thicknesses for Aluminum Cookware (Porcelain Coated)

CMA 8.8

Recommended Minimum Thicknesses for Aluminum Cookware (Acrylic, Polyimide or Other Organic Coated Ware)

CMA 9.6

Alloys for Utensils made from Three-Ply Stainless Steel Laminates

CMA 9.7

Alloys for Utensils made from Bi-Metal Stainless Steel Bonded with Copper

CMA 9.8

Alloys for Utensils made from Bi-Metal Stainless Steel Bonded with Aluminum

CMA 21.3.1

Bakeware Nonstick Performance Test

CMA  21.4.5

Tomato Test (resistance to salt and acid test)

 
 
 

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