Posts tagged European Commission

New Substance Additions Proposed for ...

New Substance Additions Proposed for EU POP Regulation

June 28, 2022|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. Provisional deal to add 6 substance groups to list of restricted substances under EU POP agreed upon On June 21, the European Council and the European Parliament reached a provisional deal to add new chemical restrictions to the EU Persistent Organic Pollutant (POP) regulation. The proposed regulation aims […]

EU Announces Largest Ever Restriction...

EU Announces Largest Ever Restriction of Toxic Chemicals

April 28, 2022|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. Roughly 5,000 to 7,000 chemicals will be regulated in the EU by 2030 On April 25, the European Commission released its plan to enact the largest ever restriction on toxic chemicals as part of the zero-pollution goal of the EU Green Deal. The plan, called the Restrictions Roadmap, […]

Public Review of EU RoHS Directive La...

Public Review of EU RoHS Directive Launched

March 22, 2022|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. European Commission launches public consultation to review and improve EU RoHS Directive On March 10, the European Commission launched a public consultation period to review the EU RoHS Directive rules. The goal of the review is to identify any changes needed for the EU RoHS Directive to meet […]

12 New EU RoHS Annex III Exemption Up...

12 New EU RoHS Annex III Exemption Updates Announced

March 8, 2022|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. EU RoHS Annex III exemptions list updated with 12 changes to exemptions involving Mercury in lamps On February 24, the European Commission announced updates for twelve Annex III exemptions under the EU RoHS Directive. All twelve impacted exemptions apply to various forms of Mercury; specifically, to Mercury usage […]

European Commission amends EU RoHS to...

European Commission amends EU RoHS to add new Annex IV exemptions

December 14, 2021|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. 3 New Exemptions Added To EU RoHS Annex IV List On November 15, the European Commission published an amendment to Annex IV of the EU RoHS Directive, which added 3 new phthalates exemptions. Annex IV lists exemptions which specifically apply to medical devices and monitoring and control instruments. […]

Assessment Project Started for Common...

Assessment Project Started for Commonly Used EU RoHS Exemptions

February 4, 2021|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. EU RoHS Annex III and IV Exemptions To Be Studied and Assessed The Öko-Institut e.V. Institute for Applied Ecology has launched two new projects on behalf of the European Commission to assess certain EU RoHS Exemptions. The Pack 22 project, launched in December 2020, will evaluate sixteen industry […]

Electronic Device Removed from Market...

Electronic Device Removed from Market Due to EU RoHS & EU POPs Violation

October 26, 2020|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. EU RoHS and EU POPs Violation For Electronic Device A Melissa brand countertop popcorn maker has been removed from the European market for failure to comply with the EU RoHS Directive and the EU Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) Regulation. The European Commission ordered the enforcement action to remove the product […]

SCIP Database Submissions Remain Due ...

SCIP Database Submissions Remain Due in January as ECHA Confirms No Delay will be Issued

October 6, 2020|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. The Deadline For SCIP Database Submissions Will Remain Due January 2021 Chemical Watch has reported that the European Commission and the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) have confirmed the notification requirements under the SCIP Database will proceed as planned, despite industry groups requesting a delay. In September, the IPC […]

Multiple EU RoHS Exemptions Updated o...

Multiple EU RoHS Exemptions Updated or Extended

April 8, 2020|Written by GreenSoft Technology, Inc. Dozens of EU RoHS exemptions set to expire have been updated or temporarily extended during deliberations In March, the European Commission issued multiple updates to the list of EU RoHS exemptions. Under Annexes III and IV of the EU RoHS Directive, producers of electronic equipment may be permitted […]