5 Jun
Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA)- Restrictions and deadline

Per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are a large family of synthetic chemicals widely used in the society. PFOA is one of those families present in PFAS. Since they contain Carbon chain of different lengths and the Hydrogen atoms are completely or […]

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10 Jan
ECHA working to make Drinking water safe

On 10 th Jan 2020, ECHA announced that they are working on developing a positive list of substances that can be safely used in materials that come into contact with drinking water. It will improve consumer protection and ensure equal […]

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12 Apr
Conflict minerals in EU – What it means for you and your business.

It’s a most conversable topic in the environment and material compliance space; In 2010, US Congress passed the Dodd-Frank Act, with rules requiring SEC listed companies to disclose their use of conflict minerals viz., Tantalum, Tin, Tungsten or Gold (3TG). […]

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5 Jan
Do You Need to Worry about WEEE Compliance?

In this entry, we thought we would look briefly at the European Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive (or conveniently WEEE compliance) and why this environmental compliance directive may apply to you. WEEE is there to try and encourage the […]

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