California Proposition 65 requires the disclosure of a number of different chemicals when used in products or released into the local environment. In this article, we discuss how the legislation came about.Continue reading
In addition to the original conflict minerals (tin, tantalum, tungsten, and gold), NGOs and the Human Rights Commission have also been concerned with cobalt mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo.Continue reading
The Dodd-Frank act helped set the tone for conflict minerals policy around the world. In this article, we discuss how companies can comply with this and other global conflict minerals policy.Continue reading
Under the WEEE Directive, producers must take several steps to enable end users to properly dispose of e-waste. In this article, we discuss how EU producers can meet these requirements.Continue reading
Companies in the EU that manufacture, import, or distribute products containing SVHCs above a 0.1 mass percent (w/w) threshold are obligated to submit to the SCIP database. These companies are responsible for reporting the necessary information in a timely manner.Continue reading
The EU Waste Framework Directive was recently revised to help close the information gap between manufacturers and waste disposal companies regarding hazardous substances. Learn more about the new SCIP database in this article.Continue reading
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