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California Proposition 65: Keeping the Public Safe and Informed

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


Mica Policy: How Electronics Manufacturers Maintain Compliance

The increased presence of mica in supply chains means companies must be aware of how it is sourced and ensure compliance with policy and guidelines. Continue reading

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Cobalt Policy: How Electronics Manufacturers Maintain Compliance

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

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Maintaining Compliance with Conflict Minerals Policy

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

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Conflict Minerals: Keeping Violence Out of the Electronics Supply Chain

As the electronics industry continues to mature, sustainable and responsible sourcing of conflict minerals is growing in priority.Continue reading

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Maintaining WEEE Compliance

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

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WEEE Directives: Managing E-Waste in the EU

The WEEE Directive is one of many ways in which the EU is addressing the growing problem of e-waste management. In this article, we discuss its history and developmentContinue reading


Maintaining Compliance with the SCIP Database

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


SCIP: Bringing the EU Waste Framework Directive Into the Future

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


Maintaining REACH Compliance

The REACH regulation places responsibility on industries to manage the risks from chemicals. In this article, we explore how manufacturers and importers can comply with REACH.Continue reading

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