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Same Restricted Substances in Articles
Electronic Product Environmental Compliance Regulations Worldwide
TSCA PBT PIP (3:1)
RoHS & REACH in Assessing a Product
New to RoHS, REACH and Prop. 65?
RoHS Certification per Product Category
RoHS Scope: Large-Scale
ROHS, REACH, POP VIOLATIONS
What are the risks of being non-compliant with RoHS, REACH, POP, or other product environmental regulations? And how to avoid legal issues?
EU RoHS Technical File
EN IEC 63000 For Environmental Product Assessment
In 2016, the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) published the standard IEC 63000 for the first time. This standard provides guidance for ‘technical documentation for the assessment of electrical and electronic products with respect to the restriction of hazardous substances’ which is useful for product testing documentary approach, especially when it comes to RoHS Compliance, particularly Europe RoHS.
EU Market Surveillance on Products
According to article 1, the objective of the European Regulation 2019/1020 on Market Surveillance and Compliance Products is to improve the functioning of the internal market by strengthening the market surveillance of products. Among other things, EU Member States must verify how efficient are the EU RoHS, REACH SVHC, Battery and Packaging regulations by July 21st, 2021. In doing so, a Product Compliance Network for coordinated enforcement is established (chapter 8 of 2019/1020) and the…
Non-Compliant Products Found in the European Union
The European and Swedish Chemicals Agencies, respectively ECHA and KEMI, have both recently inspected hundreds of articles. Interestingly, ECHA has reported restricted phthalates in 20% of inspected toys and asbestos fibres in 14% of products. On its end, KEMI has found various non-compliant electrical and electronic products. According to the Swedish study, the main reasons for these violations are high levels or lead in soldering and short-chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCP) in soft plastics….
A REACH candidate list with 181 EU SVHCs
One important addition of REACH SVHC: PFHxS
REACH - Guidance on articles - Guide technique : articles
On June 28th, 2017, the European Chemical Agency (ECHA) published the version 4.0 of the ”Guidance on requirements for substances in articles” in order to facilitate the implementation of REACH (EU regulation N. 1907/2006). According to the ECHA’s website: This document assists producers and importers of articles in identifying whether they have obligations under REACH; in particular in relation to registration and notification according to Article 7, and in relation to article supply chain…
Energy Efficiency - Canada - Efficacité énergétique
The Canadian Energy Efficiency Regulations 2016 (SOR/2016-311) provides energy efficiency & marking obligations for several categories of products including: Standby for electronic products Compact audio products Television (TV) and TV combination units Video products External power supplies that are designed to be used with household or office end-use products that constitue the primary load.
BC WEEE Requirements for Professional Equipment
Professional Equipment also under the BC WEEE scope…
EU RoHS Updated Exemptions List
The list of EU RoHS exemptions was updated in March 2017 by the European Commission. 4 new exemptions, with expiration dates, were created: 9b-I, 13b-I, 13b-II and 13b-III. Furthermore, expiration dates were added to exemptions 9b, 13a and 13b. The updated list is maintained by Enviropass. Please contact Enviropass for more details
IEC 63000 derived from EN 50581
REACH SVHC 168
Five additions of SVHC per REACH Europe
10 EU RoHS Substances
By passing delegated Directive 2015/863 (sometimes also called RoHS 3), the European Union has recently amended annex II of Directive 2011/65/EU (RoHS recast) and has added 4 phthalates to the restricted substances list: DEHP, BBP, DBP and DIBP.