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QC 080000 documents

QC 080000: Are you ready to be certified?

Details about this standard and a self-auditing questionaire.
REACH 219 SVHC

REACH 223 SVHC

EU REACH Candidate List of four new SVHCs, for a total of 223 SVHCs
EU RoHS Exemption 45

EU RoHS Exemption 45

EU RoHS exemption 45 for electric and electronic initiators of explosives

RoHS Exemption List

Updated EU RoHS exemption lists of July 2021 per product category, with applicable expiring dates
 
REACH, SVHC, and SCIP... Online Training!

REACH, SVHC, and SCIP... Online Training!

Online EU REACH compliance course covering the theory. Covered topics include SVHC, Annex XVII requirements, and SCIP notifications.
RoHS Standards

RoHS Standards

IEC 62321, 62474, 62476, 63000, and ISO 14065, 17025: Summary of these international standards for RoHS compliance.
TSCA RESTRICTIONS OF PFAS MAY IMPACT YOUR PRODUCTS

PFAS and TSCA

PFAS chemicals like PFOA, PFOS, LC-PFCA, or PTFE – Teflon are regulated in the USA (TSCA), California (Prop. 65), and the EU (REACH, SVHC, POP).
EU RoHS Exemptions to be Updated

EU RoHS Exemptions to be Updated

RoHS exemptions are essential when we assess a product. They should be monitored…
Environmental Labels

Environmental Labels

Explanation of some of the main product environmental marks applicable to the electronic equipment
 
 
 
EU RoHS Compliance Guide

EU RoHS Compliance Guide

Nervous about your product passing EU RoHS? Here is a complete seven-step guide to getting started.

Same Restricted Substances in Articles

Some of the restricted substances in products are the same from regulation to another.
Product Compliant Summary per Country

Electronic Product Environmental Compliance Regulations Worldwide

A map and a table to find out applicable environmental product regulations per country or market

TSCA PBT PIP (3:1)

The latest TSCA regulation addresses the use of PIP (3:1). Due to its versatile nature, it is found in various products, leaving many companies affected by the restrictions.
RoHS & REACH in Assessing a Product

RoHS & REACH in Assessing a Product

FAQ on RoHS and REACH while assessing electrical or electronic equipment (EEE)
New to RoHS, REACH and Prop. 65?

New to RoHS, REACH and Prop. 65?

Depending on your business goals, assessing your products’ environmental compliance can be necessary against RoHS, REACH, and Prop. 65.
RoHS Certification per Product Category

RoHS Certification per Product Category

Every RoHS product falls into a category with particular compliance rules.

Tutorial - How to Fill out the EPEC form

How to audit your supply chain against these various product environmental compliance regulations? Use the free EPEC form! Here is how.
CMRT – Version 6.1 Released

CMRT Excel Form Version 6.1

The latest version of the conflict minerals reporting template: 6.1
 
The Scope of RoHS

The Scope of RoHS

RoHS applies to electrical and electronic products… all of them?

REACH SCIP Notification Tutorial and Tips

How to notify complex products on the SCIP database?
Everything you Wanted to Know on RoHS

Everything you Wanted to Know on RoHS

Transcript on the Enviropass Webinar Youtube Video of Summer 2020.
REACH 219 SVHC

REACH 219 SVHC

EU REACH Candidate List of eight new SVHCs, for a total of 219 SVHCs

RoHS 2 or 3: Does it Make a Difference?

Are we under EU RoHS 2 or RoHS 3? That is the question.
Prop. 65 - Indium and Molybdenum

Prop. 65 - Indium and Molybdenum

Two new Prop. 65 substances added to the California Prop. 65 list!
 
Apply for a RoHS Exemption

Apply for a RoHS Exemption

It is possible to request RoHS exemptions of your electrical or electronic product, under certain conditions.
5 Ecodesign Requirements for Electronic Displays

5 Ecodesign Requirements for Electronic Displays

TSCA Reform

REACH SCIP Database

REACH SCIP Database

The implementation of SCIP, an online database for the notification of substances of very high concern (SVHC) under the European REACH regulation.
European Conflict Minerals Regulation

European Conflict Minerals Regulation

NAS411

NAS411

The NAS411 standard on hazardous materials management program – HMMP, and what has to be done to implement it within your organization.
RoHS Scope: Large-Scale

RoHS Scope: Large-Scale

The EU RoHS and WEEE directives exclude from their scopes so-called large-scale electrical and electronic products. What are they? What is considered large-scale?
RoHS Testing

RoHS Testing

What are the options and what is the best approach to verify a product RoHS compliance?
 
UK REACH

UK REACH

We already know the EU REACH regulation on chemicals. What is the UK REACH, stemming from the Brexit?
Brexit and UKCA

Brexit and UKCA

The UKCA mark is officially adopted when placing products to the UK market
ENVIROPASS IN THE EP&T MAGAZINE

EP&T

Enviropass regularly posts articles on the EP&T Magazine. Please find the article of August 2020 in the “Think Green’ heading.
REACH 211 SVHC

REACH 211 SVHC

The potential addition of 2 reprotoxic SVHCs to the REACH list, by the end of 2020
ENVIROPASS IN THE EP&T MAGAZINE

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

Do you know that under EU RoHS, manufacturers must explain, in a procedure, how they comply?
 
 

German GS-Mark Requirements

REACH 209 SVHC

REACH 209 SVHC

4 new REACH substances are added to the SVHC (Substances of Very High Concern) list in July 2020
 
RoHS... Online Training!

RoHS... Online Training!

Online courses Introduction to Product Environmental Compliance Starting at only $39.00

Human Rights, Mining and the Electronics

CMRT – Version 6.01 Released

CMRT – Version 6.01 Released

Europe RoHS with 12 Substances?

RoHS currently regulates 10 restricted substances. More substances to come in the coming years…
Prop. 65 - Clarifications on Retailer Notification

Prop. 65 - Clarifications on Retailer Notification

Ecodesign Requirements for Servers

Ecodesign Requirements for Servers

Discover Enviropass!

Discover Enviropass!

In the midst of Brexit

In the Midst of Brexit

REACH 205 SVHC

Simplifying WEEE Reporting

Towards a USA RoHS?

Towards a USA RoHS?

Crossword on Products Environmental Compliance!

Crossword on Products Environmental Compliance!

Very High Failure Rate of SVHC Declarations

Very High Failure Rate of SVHC Declarations

SVHC Declarations: are they consistent with the actual presence of substances of very high concern in articles?
REACH 201 SVHC

REACH 201 SVHC

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

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…
 

A Dutch New Regulation Against Modern Slavery

Updated EU RoHS Exemptions in February 2019

UKCA for CE Marking in the UK?

UKCA for CE Marking in the UK?

REACH 197

197 EU REACh SVHC. A video with details on the new substances
 
 

ISO 19011 version 2018

REACH 191

A total of ten SVHC were added in June 2018 to the European REACH SVHC list
 
Non-Compliant Products Found in the European Union

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….
 

REACH 181

A REACH candidate list with 181 EU SVHCs

REACH 174

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

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.

REACH 163

A downloadable table of the 163 REACH SVHCs
 

REACH 161

161 SVHC substances of very high concern under the EU REACh regulation