28 Nov
RMI has released Cobalt Reporting Template Version 2.0 (CRT 2.0)

The Cobalt Reporting Template is developed by Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI) to identify choke points and collect due diligence information in the cobalt supply chain. This is a free standardized template and was launched on December 21, 2018. RMI has …

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1 Nov
Why do you need a Managed Compliance Program?

Do you have the expertise and up to date knowledge on global regulatory compliance requirement? Increasing volume and complexity of regulations, frequent changes in compliance directives, exemptions and applicable regions, all makes the compliance program more challenging to manage. If …

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25 Oct
SCIP– A new data base introduced by ECHA

ECHA plans to maintain a database that contains the information on Substances of Concern In Articles or Products. The guideline regarding SCIP database requirements were released on 9th Sep 2019.This information will be available to waste operators and consumers. The …

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1 Oct
REACH AUTHORISATION LIST – 18 NEW SUBSTANCES

On 1ST Oct ,2019, European Commission recommended 18 substances of very high concern for (SVHC) to be added in REACH authorization list. These substances are reproductive toxicants, endocrine disruptors, carcinogens, very persistent and very bio accumulative (vPvB) substances or respiratory …

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13 Aug
Get Ready! European regulation on Conflict Minerals is implemented

The European Union Conflict Minerals Regulation adopted in June 2017, will take effect on 1st Jan 2021, starting with importers, smelters, and refiners of tungsten, tin, tantalum and gold (3TG). It requires the EU companies to ensure they import the …

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3 Aug
GHS Revision 8 and Major Changes

The UN Economic Commission for Europe has published 8th revised edition of GHS . The electronic version is still not released and is expected to release by end of September 2019. The major changes in the new version are New …

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18 Jul
Reach SVHC List updated-Four new substances added

On 16th July, the European Chemical Agency (ECHA) has updated REACH SVHC list by adding 4 new substances having properties given below. Toxicity to reproduction Endocrine disruption Very Persistent and Very Bioaccumulative (vPvB) substances Persistent, Bioaccumulative and Toxic (PBT) The …

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24 Jun
Does your company fall under expiring RoHS exemptions? Time to check!!!!

When the European Union implemented RoHS, they understood the industry was not ready for a full restriction. As part of the RoHS implementation, exemptions were created for defined specific permitted uses for these substances. Each exemption was assigned an expiry …

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20 Jun
RoHS Compliance – FAQ

What is RoHS compliance? RoHS,Restriction of the Use of certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment is a product level compliance. It is based on the European Union’s Directive 2002/95/EC. What are the restricted materials mandated under RoHS? The …

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27 May
New Conflict Mineral Reporting template has released – Revisionv5.12

CMRT 5.12 was released on 26th April 2019 and is available on the RMI (Responsible Minerals Initiative) website. The new CMRT comes up with a few minor changes when compared to 5.11. CMRT is a free standard template that helps …

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