How To Cope With The Next Wave In Substance RegulationsAuthor: Walter Jager
Date Published: 5/4/2011 Conference: ICSR (Soldering and Reliability)
This paper presents the new requirements of the EU RoHS2 Directive and the latest updates to the EU REACH regulation for SVHC declaration and authorization. It also discusses several International IEC standards that have been recently published or are in development to assist the electronics industry with compliance to environmental regulations. These standards can help organizations cope with the new regulations and corporate sustainability initiatives in areas including materials declaration, restricted substance controls, environmentally conscious design, material testing, and carbon footprint calculation.
Key words: RoHS, REACH, SVHC
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