Commentary & Analysis


08 April 2021

TSCA Restrictions Present REACH-like Impacts for Product Manufacturers

New rules announced by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) seek to ban or restrict five persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic (PBT) substances[...]

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22 February 2021

First Official Guidance on UK RoHS Exemptions Published

On 16 February, the UK Government Department with responsibility for chemicals policy and legislation, Defra, published the first-ever national[...]

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21 January 2021

Two New SVHC's Added to the REACH Candidate List

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) announced on the 19th January 2021 that two Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) have been added to the[...]

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14 August 2020

RoHS Exemption Request Overview

Exemptions to the use of RoHS restricted substances are time limited. The deadline for requesting renewal of Annex III and Annex IV exemptions from the[...]

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