Navigating PAH Regulation and Compliance: Balancing Industry and Environment

The EU and other governments are moving to regulate PAHs in all kinds of industrial and consumer products due to their negative effects on human health and the environment. We examine some important legislation in this article.Continue reading

Maintaining Compliance with PFAS Regulations

PFAS are being considered for restriction in numerous jurisdictions, including the U.S. and EU. Electronics companies should be familiar with potential changes to avoid major disruptions.Continue reading

Understanding PFAS: Perfluoroalkyl andPolyfluoroalkyl Substances

PFAS are a large, complex group of synthetic chemicals that have been used in electronics manufacturing and a wide range of other applications. In this article, we explore their background and potential risks.Continue reading

Persistent Organic Pollutants: Maintaining Compliance with POPs Regulation

The EU POPs Regulation consolidates various pieces of legislation intended to curb the use of persistent organic pollutants. This article explores its history and enforcement.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


An Introduction to REACH

The REACH regulation was adopted in the European Union to address the production and use of chemical substances and their potential impacts on both human health and the environment.Continue reading

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