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 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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21 May
Managing And Qualifying Your Suppliers On REACH And RoHS

Companies manufacturing products or consumer parts that contain hazardous materials in the manufacturing process must comply with RoHS and REACH regulations. RoHS and REACH are two regulations that require compliance if a company intends to sell their products in the […]

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2 Apr
Additional Four Elements – ROHS 2015/863

Directive (EU) 2015/863 has Amended EU RoHS to Restrict 4 New Phthalates: DEHP, BBP, DBP and DIBP Bis(2-Ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP): max 0.1%: DIBP is an odorless plasticizer and has excellent heat and light stability. It is the lowest cost plasticizer […]

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17 Aug
REACH EU and US Defense Exports – The Continuing Saga

ROHS, WEEE and REACH regulations may be European initiatives, but their influence is far-reaching. The EU is a major importer of products produced outside the European Union which come under its environmental compliance laws. These range from agricultural chemicals to […]

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11 Jan
What is RoHS All About?

RoHS Compliance, or more accurately EU Directive 2002/95 covering the Restriction of the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment Regulations 2008 (the “RoHS Regulations”) is hard enough to pronounce (people tend to spell it out or […]

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