Tag Archives: IPC-1752A

New EU Chemicals Database on Candidate List Substances in Articles by 2021

As part of the European Union’s “circular economy” policy, EU officials want to expand the secondary raw materials market. The potential presence of chemicals of concern in recycled materials is seen as a potential barrier to the development of this market. Therefore, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) is working to establish a new database on […]

Product Compliance Requires Supply Chain Transparency

By Tord Dennis, WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff Changes to the RoHS, REACH, and conflict minerals regulations make the need for supply chain transparency more crucial than ever. The European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled in 2015 that the 0.1% threshold for notifying SVHCs ( Substances of Very High Concern) in articles applies to “each of […]

IPC Standards Committee Reports: Supplier Declaration, EH&S, Conflict Minerals

These committee reports from IPC Midwest Conference & Exhibition have been compiled to help keep you up to date on IPC standards committee activities. This is the first in a series of reports. Supplier Declaration The 2-18b Materials Declaration Task Group held a joint meeting with the IEC TC 111 committee that developed the IEC […]