The Commission of the European Union (EU) has clarified the exempt status of a specific chemical under its REACH requirements. In a Regulation issued in early October, the Commission modifies Annex V of Regu... Read More...
The use of chemical substances and their potential impacts on human health and the environment is a concern world-wide. This paper looks at substances and substance restrictions, why they are restricted, and how they affect the safe use and disposal of electrical, toy, and medical products.
Between WEEE, RoHS, REACH and other environmental directives, regulatory compliance labels for handling and disposing of certain products is less intuitive than it seems.
Marking the 10th anniversary of the implementation of the EU’s REACH Regulation, the EU Commission has published a report highlighting the EU’s progress in reducing chemical risks and laying out future areas for proposed actions.