The following is about some updates to some EU regulations related to hazardous substances.
RoHS 2.0 (Directive 2011/65/EU) has become effective from Jan 3, 2013, with full implementation to electrical and electronic products in scope from Jul 22, 2019.
Commission Delegated Directive (EU) 2015/863, as a revision to Directive 2011/65/EU (RoHS 2.0), added DEHP、DBP、BBP and DIBP into the restricted substances. It has been in full implementation to electrical and electronic products in scope from Jul 22, 2019 to Jul 22, 2021.
In support of RoHS 2.0, EN 50581:2012 was used as the harmonized standard for technical documentation for the assessment of materials, components and electrical and electronic equipment. It has been replaced by a new standard EN IEC 63000:2018 from Nov 18, 2021.
Do you know the impact to your Hazardous Substance Process Management (HSPM)?
Up to Dec 15, 2021, there are 219 substances in the Candidate List of Substances of very High Concern (SVHCc).
Directive (EU) 2019/1021 (Persistent Organic Pollutants) has been issued with a few revisions. Does it apply to your products?
Directive (EU)2019/2021 related to the restriction of halogen on some display parts has been implemented from Mar 1, 2021. Have you heard about it?
Management System Solution
Above listed updates are just part of the updates to hazardous substance related regulations in the world. With the dynamic changes to such regulations and customer requirements, IECQ HSPM QC 080000 certification is a systematic solution to address the risks.
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