17 Mar
ECHA Postpones Submission Data for Bisphenol a Restriction Report

According to ECHA, the submission of the 4,4′-isopropylidenediphenol (bisphenol A, BPA) (EC 201-245-8,CAS 80-05-7) restriction report by Germany has been postponed until 7 October 2022. European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) is seeking comments on the substance and examples of its uses: […]

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1 Mar
Consultations on Harmonized Classification and Labelling

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) is seeking comments on proposed harmonized classifications and labeling for: tert-butyl 2-ethylperoxyhexanoate (EC 221-110-7, CAS 3006-82-4): This substance may damage fertility or affect the unborn child, damage aquatic life, may cause a fire if heated, […]

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21 Feb
REACH and RoHS: New Implications for Electronics Manufacturers

The Oeko-Institut (Institute for Applied Ecology) has issued an amended version for the report of RoHS Pack 22. Please visit https://rohs.exemptions.oeko.info/news for more details. According to a recent press announcement made by EC, the next stage of REACH: “The European […]

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15 Dec
Compliance Alert: EAEU RoHS Draft Proposed Amendment

EAEU: Draft Decision for approving Technical Regulations on Restriction of Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment, Decision No. 113, 2016. The Proposed Amendment is about addition of restricted chemicals, marking and requirements for e-waste, revised scope, etc. EAEU members […]

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13 Dec
All you need to know about New RoHS Project (Pack 25)

Oeko-Institut has been appointed by the European Commission to assist in reviewing requests for exemptions of Restricted Substances under the Directive 2011/65/EU, commonly known as RoHS 2. The purpose of this consultation is to collect contributions from stakeholders. Oeko is […]

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25 Nov
What is the UAE RoHS? How does it Impact your Business in the Middle East?

The government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) introduced regulatory controls on some product categories introduced into their market. The standardization body is The Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology (ESMA) for regulating the restriction of hazardous substances in electrical […]

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25 Apr
Why all Electrical and electronic equipment/product (EEE) manufactures & supplies need to comply with RoHS?

The RoHS aims to protect human health and environment. It encourages the design of the electrical products to be environment friendly and safe in regards to recycling and recovery. The chemicals and materials restricted under RoHS directive are hazardous to […]

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15 Dec
Substances for possible futures restriction under RoHS-2!!

European commission has made a contract with Oeko-Institute to conduct consultations to support the review of the list in relation to the Substance Review and Substance Inventory under RoHS 2 (Pack 15). Stakeholder consultation for evaluation of restricted substance list […]

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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? 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 following […]

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