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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15 Mar
ECHA Proposes To Restrict Intentionally Added Microplastics

ECHA (European Chemicals Agency) has submitted a proposal for a new regulation to restrict microplastic particles that have been added intentionally in consumer and commercial products. What are microplastics? Microplastics are tiny particles of plastic material, typically smaller than 5 …

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14 Feb
Do your products comply with the ROHS 2 delegated directive 2015/863?

Any business that sells electrical/electronic products, sub-assemblies or components directly to EU countries, or sells to resellers, distributors or integrators that in turn sell products to EU countries, are required to comply with EU RoHS Directive The European Commission published …

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21 Jan
Reach SVHC List updated – 6 new substances added

On the 15 January 2019, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) announced six new additions to the REACH candidate list of Substances of Very High Concern (SVHCs) having below properties Carcinogenic, toxic to reproduction, Persistent, bio-accumulative and toxic (PBT) Very persistent …

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25 Sep
REACH Authorisation List – Public Consultation For 18 New Substances

ECHA made an announcement inviting inputs from importers and manufacturers for including 18 new substances under the REACH Authorisation list. Companies importing these substances can submit comments until 5th December 2018. These substances are listed in Annex XIV to REACH. …

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31 Aug
Are You Ready For The New Prop 65 Amended Regulation?

Did you know, that a major amendment to Prop 65 has taken place on 30th August 2018? In August 2016, California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) adopted new regulations that replaced Prop 65’s “clear and reasonable” warning provisions. …

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22 Aug
WHMIS 2015: What’s new?

Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS) regulations in Canada have been updated to ensure the safety of workers at workplaces. It is the right of workers to know about the hazards in handling chemicals at their workplace, the amended regulation …

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13 Aug
REACH Compliance – FAQ

EU Reach plays a vital role in keeping a check on the risks of hazardous materials that affect human health and the environment. We bring you a list of FAQ’s to help you stay updated on regulatory compliance and be …

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1 Aug
New Cobalt Reporting Template (CRT), How Is It Different From CMRT?

Cobalt was supposed to be the fifth conflict mineral along with 3TG (Tin, Tungsten, Tantalum and Gold) when Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act was introduced in the United States. It was dropped because …

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15 Jul
Latest Version of CMRT v5.11 – What are the Updates?

CMRT 5.11 is the most recent version of the template and it was released in 27th April 2018. It replaces CMRT 5.10. The Conflict Minerals Reporting Template (CMRT) is a free industry standard template created by the Responsible Minerals Initiative …

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