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Final Recommendations for Additional Substances to be Restricted under RoHS Published

The Austrian Environmental Agency (UBA) recently published their final report on the methodology for reviewing substances for potential restriction under the EU RoHS Directive. The report, along with four substance restriction dossiers (HBCDD, DEHP, BBP, DPB), an inventory of substances used in electrical and electronic equipment (EEE), and a prioritized list of substances to be […]

IPC Submits Comments on Draft Methodology for Restricting Substances under the RoHS Directive

On March 11, 2013, IPC submitted comments to the Austrian Environmental Agency (Austrian UBA) on their proposed methodology for evaluating substances under the RoHS Directive. While IPC supports the overall goal of developing a formal scientific methodology for identifying and assessing substances for potential restriction under RoHS, IPC raised several concerns, specifically: The proposed approach […]