Tag Archives: substance restrictions

IPC Comments on RoHS2 Substance Revisions

Today, IPC submitted comments on the European Union (EU) Stakeholder Consultation, “Study for the review of the list of restricted substances under RoHS2 – Analysis of impact from a possible restriction of several new substances under RoHS2.” Within the comments, IPC highlighted its disagreement with the Umweltbundesamt (UBA) identification and ranking of Tetrabromobisphenol-A (TBBPA) as […]

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 Issues Third Set of Comments on List of Restricted Substances under RoHS2

On June 10, 2013, IPC submitted its third set of comments on the draft methodology for evaluating substances for restriction under Annex II of the RoHS2 Directive. IPC stressed the importance of evaluating both hazard and exposure characteristics of a substance and potential alternatives prior to restricting a substance. IPC has remained engaged in the […]

IPC Submits Comments to European Union on RoHS Review

On February 8, 2013, IPC submitted comments  to the European Union (EU) Commission applauding the Commission for supporting the use of a scientific methodology to identify and assess substances for inclusion in Annex II (list of restricted substances) under the RoHS Directive. In January, the Commission launched a stakeholder consultation of the review of Annex […]