Jan 2022

1cc free Webinar: 1 year of SCIP obligation – What you need to know

On 31 , Jan 2022 | In | By Lisa Schmidt

In this webinar, we provide you with an overview of the SCIP developments since it entered into force on January 5, 2021. You will also learn about the obligation and background itself, as well as gaining insights about difficulties and tips for being able to deal with the obligation. Date: 23/February/2022 Time: 04:00 PM (CEST) Language: English ...


Jan 2022

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: New implementation and transition deadlines for RoHS

On 28 , Jan 2022 | In | By Liliane Buhociu

The Saudi Standards, Metrology and Quality Organization (SASO) published an announcement in the Saudi official gazette no. 4917, on 14. January 2022 introducing new implementation deadlines for the electrical and electronic product groups under the Technical Regulation for the Restriction of Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic ...


Jan 2022

Switzerland: New Ordinance on Conflict Minerals and Child Labor

On 26 , Jan 2022 | In | By Katharina Rehders

The "Ordinance on Due Diligence and Transparency in the Sectors of Minerals and Metals from Conflict Areas and Child Labour" (VSoTr) came into force in Switzerland on January 1, 2022. Affected companies are granted a transition period of one year. Among others, the new regulation provides for comprehensive due diligence and reporting obligations ...


Jan 2022

UK: Obligations for distributors of electrical and electronic equipment

On 21 , Jan 2022 | In | By Gisa Scheschonka

Over and above their obligations as producers, companies selling electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) to private end customers in the UK may be confronted with additional obligations for take-back of WEEE in their power as distributors. In general, distributors have to offer their end customers a free-of-charge option for the return of WEEE. ...


Jan 2022

ECHA added four new SVHC to the Candidate List

On 18 , Jan 2022 | In | By Monika Srubarova

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has published the new REACH Candidate List on January 17, 2022. Four Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) were added to the list due to their toxicity on reproduction, their PBT and their endocrine disrupting properties. The Candidate List of SVHC, which may require authorization in the future, now contains ...


Jan 2022

Green prospects for 2022 - the carbon footprint for more sustainability

On 17 , Jan 2022 | In | By Katharina Rehders

Reducing greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide (CO2) has become an important goal for more and more companies as part of their sustainability strategy. Many global players have already committed to reducing their emissions, or even becoming carbon neutral in the next few years. The carbon footprint is a good start and can support in this ...

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